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HEIDENHAIN Announces New President/Managing Director
Heidenhain Corp. Posted 07/06/2017
SCHAUMBURG, IL – The Dr. Johannes HEIDENHAIN GmbH company is pleased to announce the appointment of David Doyle as President and Managing Director of HEIDENHAIN CORPORATION, effective July 1, 2017. David assumes full responsibility for the HEIDENHAIN CORPORATION customer-focused operations for the U.S., Canada and Mexico. This change continues the succession plan for Mr. Rick Korte, present CEO of HEIDENHAIN CORPORATION.
“I am happy to announce the next phase of the succession plan for our North American operations, with the promotion of David Doyle to President and Managing Director. I have the utmost confidence in David and trust he will continue to grow our business and support our customers with World Class service in all areas”, remarked Rick Korte, CEO of HEIDENHAIN CORPORATION.
“In his new role, David will steer the realization of the future vision for our U.S.-based operations, including initiatives to drive business growth and enhance our customers’ experience. David brings more than twenty-five years of experience in international capital equipment business and technical support management. He has rapidly established his leadership influence with our U.S. organization,” remarked Ralf Moog-Oberkircher, Head of Global Sales for the Dr. Johannes HEIDENHAIN GmbH group.
“I am looking forward to leading the HEIDENHAIN CORPORATION team through the next phase of development and reaching our growth objectives in North America. Core to our team’s mission is delivering the highest quality innovative products to the markets we serve, with exceptional support to our customers. We leverage our breadth of applications expertise, advanced technologies and responsiveness to enable our customers to deliver breakthrough engineering solutions and reducing their time to market. We continue to invest in our Bay Area resources and infrastructure, supporting our OEM partners with both the HEIDENHAIN product portfolio and ETEL systems expertise,” said David Doyle, about his change in responsibility.
Dr. Johannes HEIDENHAIN GmbH, headquartered in Traunreut, Germany, develops and supports motion control feedback solutions for the machine tool, semiconductor, electronics assembly and test, metrology, automation, medical, energy, biotechnology and other global markets.
HEIDENHAIN CORPORATION, headquartered in Schaumburg, IL, and San Jose, CA, has been serving the U.S. industry for over 50 years.
ETEL S.A., headquartered in Môtiers, Switzerland, a daughter company of Dr. Johannes HEIDENHAIN GmbH, is a world leader in advanced motion systems operating along with other HEIDENHAIN solutions in the majority of advanced semiconductor fabrication facilities worldwide.