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New President for Brüel & Kjær Vibro

Brüel & Kjær Vibro, the German-based supplier of machine protection and condition monitoring systems and solutions for rotating machinery, announced that Roderik Wiedemeier has been named president and managing director. Wiedemeier worked with Mirion Technologies, a specialist in...

ABB Names Shigas Director Of Media Relations

ABB has appointed Chris Shigas as director of Media Relations, United States. Shigas will be based in ABB’s North American Headquarters in Cary, North Carolina, USA. Shigas will be responsible for expanding ABB’s media relations in...

Fogerty To Head HTL Training

HTL Group has appointed Bob Fogerty as director of Training for HTL Training Services. Working alongside other company trainers, Fogerty is responsible for developing a training program to serve the oil, gas and renewable energy...

Former Solar President Cat’s Next CEO

A former president of Solar Turbines has been named the next chief executive officer of Caterpillar. Jim Umpleby, a 35-year veteran at the company, will succeed Chairman and CEO Doug Oberhelman, who will retire...

Schell To Take Over As CEO Of Rolls Power 

Rolls-Royce named Andreas Schell chief executive officer of Rolls-Royce Power Systems (RRPS). He will join Rolls-Royce later this year and report to Chief Executive Warren East. Schell succeeds Dr. Ulrich Dohle, who is retiring. Schell...

New Director At CMR

Control instrumentation and electrical engineering company CMR has appointed a senior director to oversee strategy and drive global sector operations. Jacques-André Mayeur will be based at the CMR Group’s Marseille, France, head office, where he...

Schuster To Lead ABB’s Thomas & Betts

ABB has appointed Doug Schuster global leader of Thomas & Betts, the installation products business it acquired in May 2012. He will be based at ABB’s Electrification Products division Americas headquarters in Memphis, Tennessee,...

Kaufmann Leading Kral Pumps

Matthias Kaufmann has assumed management of the pumps division at Austrian-based Kral AG, a manufacturer of screw pumps and flowmeters. He has also been named to the company's management team. Kaufmann has a degree in manufacturing...

Valmet, MJBI Enter Automation Deal

BY IAN CAMERON Valmet has signed a cooperation agreement for gas turbine automation with MJB International Ltd. (MJBI), an independent gas turbine service provider with main locations in Scotland, and Abu Dhabi and Dubai, UAE. According...

MAN Diesel & Turbo Names Lucas Chief Digitization Officer

Audi Lucas was named chief digitization officer (CDO) at MAN Diesel & Turbo and is tasked with further developing and integrating  digital offerings within the mechanical engineering company’s portfolio. He will be reporting to the...

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