Thordon Bearings appoints new technical director

Thordon Bearings has employed Anthony Hamilton as its new technical director.
Reporting directly to CEO Anna Galon, Hamilton will lead Thordon’s engineering, CAD and new product improvement teams.
“We are delighted to welcome Tony to the Thordon family as we glance to strengthen the company’s product portfolio in current and new markets,” mentioned Galoni. “Tony is a seasoned solutions-based leader having held senior technical positions in the marine, power, nuclear and manufacturing industries over the previous 30 years.”
Hamilton graduated from Ireland’s Munster Technological University in 1985 with a degree in marine engineering. After moving to Canada and completing a Masters in Design and Manufacturing Engineering at McMaster University, he spent 10 years at Siemens AG in Hamilton, Ontario, then worked within the nuclear business with Atomic Energy of Canada and Kinectrics Inc. He went on to determine the engineering consultancy Sthenos Consulting.
Hamilton’s appointment is a half of a company-wide restructure at Thordon Bearings that additionally sees Michael Skrzypczak named international service & help (GSS) supervisor.
“For While they last than 20 years Skrzypczak has been visiting Thordon Bearings as Lloyd’s Register’s Senior Surveyor within the Ontario area so he is very acquainted with our manufacturing, designs and quality control processes,” mentioned Galoni.
“Michael’s understanding and expertise with marine techniques and shaft bearings might be a useful asset to the Thordon GSS community, which has expanded in current times to cowl more than one hundred key ports, and shipbuilding and restore hubs around the globe.”
The restructure also includes promotions for Jeffrey Butt to business improvement manager – Navy and Coast Guard; Jason Perry to regional supervisor – North America; and Yves Silva to regional manager – LATAM. In addition, Danny Caffa has been appointed business improvement manager – Marine (EMEA); and Heiko Pohland business improvement supervisor – Marine (Asia/Pacific).
“I have been working very intently with my senior administration staff to develop and implement Thordon’s strategic objectives built around our core strengths and environmental targets,” said Galoni. “We have made, and can proceed to make, considerable investments in folks and capital gear to grow our business.”

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