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 growth groups.
“We are delighted to welcome Tony to the Thordon household as we look to strengthen the company’s product portfolio in existing and new markets,” stated Galoni. “ Strange is a seasoned solutions-based chief having held senior technical positions within the marine, energy, nuclear and manufacturing industries over the previous 30 years.”
Hamilton graduated from Ireland’s Munster Technological University in 1985 with a level in marine engineering. After transferring to Canada and finishing a Masters in Design and Manufacturing Engineering at McMaster University, he spent 10 years at Siemens AG in Hamilton, Ontario, then worked in the nuclear business with Atomic Energy of Canada and Kinectrics Inc. He went on to ascertain the engineering consultancy Sthenos Consulting.
Hamilton’s appointment is part of a company-wide restructure at Thordon Bearings that also sees Michael Skrzypczak named world service & help (GSS) supervisor.
“For greater than 20 years Skrzypczak has been visiting Thordon Bearings as Lloyd’s Register’s Senior Surveyor in the Ontario region so he is very familiar with our manufacturing, designs and high quality management processes,” mentioned Galoni.
“Michael’s understanding and experience with marine methods and shaft bearings shall be a useful asset to the Thordon GSS network, which has expanded in latest years to cowl greater than a hundred key ports, and shipbuilding and restore hubs all over the world.”
The restructure additionally includes promotions for Jeffrey Butt to enterprise development supervisor – Navy and Coast Guard; Jason Perry to regional supervisor – North America; and Yves Silva to regional supervisor – LATAM. In addition, Danny Caffa has been appointed enterprise growth manager – Marine (EMEA); and Heiko Pohland enterprise growth supervisor – Marine (Asia/Pacific).
Elementary have been working very intently with my senior administration staff to develop and implement Thordon’s strategic aims built round our core strengths and environmental goals,” mentioned Galoni. “We have made, and can continue to make, appreciable investments in people and capital gear to grow our enterprise.”

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