RightHand Robotics appoints former Rockwell exec as head of sales
January 14, 2020 by Manufacturing AUTOMATION
RightHand Robotics, manufacturer of autonomous robotic picking solutions, has announced that Larry Chin, formerly of Rockwell Automation, has joined the company as head of sales.
Chin will leverage his successful track record at automation technology companies to sustainable growth and profitability.
Chin joins RightHand with over 20 years of sales, business development and marketing experience in the industrial automation, machinery and life science markets. Having previously worked in the robotics tooling industry, and as a patent holder of various robotic grippers and devices, Chin also brings a strong background in robotic solutions.
In his most recent role, he served as global sales manager and head of commercial operations for the Independent Cart Technology (ICT) business unit at Rockwell Automation, which he joined via their acquisition of MagneMotion in 2016.
There, Chin led the commercial strategy for the ICT to increase awareness and sales; managed a team of global direct sales account managers; and worked with the global sales organization and distributors to grow ICT product sales.
“Larry’s unique background in building sales via a global mix of direct and partner channels in automation and robotics makes him a key addition to the company,” says Yaro Tenzer, co-founder and CEO of RightHand Robotics, in a statement. “With more retail and grocery customer activity moving online, the need for robotic picking solutions in warehouses and fulfillment centres is only getting stronger..”
Chin holds a Certificate in Business Management from MIT’s Sloan School of Management, a Masters in Management from Lesley University, and a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute.