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ABB gets new sales director

Following ABB’s acquisition of Elsag Bailey, Mark Perry has been appointed to the new position of sales director for ABB Instrumentation. Perry brings to ABB more than 25 years of experience in the automation industry and is responsible for integrating the combined ABB/Elsag Bailey UK sales operations.

New MD for Shalibane

Jeff Armiger, formerly MD of Eagle Pitcher Fluid Systems, has now been appointed MD of automotive component manufacturer Shalibane. Armiger has been entrusted with the task of defining a new strategy for the group’s sales and marketing activities.

Horiba president is director of SEMI

SEMI, the semiconductor industry’s global trade association which represents 2,000 companies worldwide, has appointed Atsushi Horiba, president of the Horiba group, as its director. Horiba Group is delighted with this move, claiming that it cements the company’s position as a major force in the global semiconductor industry.

Promotion at Wieland

Electrical and electronic component manufacturer Wieland Electric has promoted Mark Redfern to the position of sales and marketing director.