Following ABB’s acquisition of Elsag Bailey Process Automation, Mark Perry has been appointed sales director of ABB Instrumentation Ltd for the UK. Perry’s responsibilities will include integrating ABB/Elsag instrumentation sales operations in the UK.
John Pogson (right) has been appointed UK general manager of Yaskawa Electric. Mark Butters has also been appointed UK sales and marketing manager. Yaskawa has restructured its service position by forming a new company, Yaskawa Electric Engineering (Europe).
Marcus Davi joins Amot Controls Europe as sales director and Andy Filkins as general manager for Roper Industries in Asia. The company manufactures control systems, valves and sensors for marine, power, transport and offshore industries.
Baan has appointed Per Norling as Chief Operating Officer of its Europe, Middle East and Africa region.
Mark Ellis has been appointed customer service manager for Crowcon, the gas detection equipment manufacturer. He will lead a 25 member team of field service engineers, in-house repair technicians and technical support staff.
Delta Tau has appointed Tony Jacobs as technical support engineer responsible for providing technical help to all customers using PMAC motion controllers and has over 12 years experience in the design and manufacture of special purpose automation equipment
Joe Lupone has been appointed as sales director in the UK for Rockwell Automation. He will be responsible for Control Systems’ sales and support in the UK, Ireland and the Middle East.
Scantech BV, the manufacturer of barcode scanning solutions, has appointed Frank Lenselink as the new President/CEO based in Amersfoort, Holland. Customers range from small independent stores through to major supermarket chains.
Mark Symonds has been appointed as UK sales manager of both Paradigm Controls and its sister company in the Fairey Group, Red Lion Controls.
The Baan Company has promoted Mary Coleman, current Baan President, to Chief Executive Officer with effect from 1 June 1999. Coleman has also been nominated as Chairman of the Management Board subject to shareholder ratification.