Thordon Bearings appoints new technical director

Thordon Bearings has hired Anthony Hamilton as its new technical director.
Reporting on to CEO Anna Galon, Hamilton will lead Thordon’s engineering, CAD and new product development teams.
“We are delighted to welcome Tony to the Thordon household as we glance to strengthen the company’s product portfolio in present and new markets,” stated Galoni. “Tony is a seasoned solutions-based chief having held senior technical positions within the marine, power, 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 completing 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 establish 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 & assist (GSS) supervisor.
“For more than 20 years Skrzypczak has been visiting Thordon Bearings as Lloyd’s Register’s Senior Surveyor within the Ontario region so he’s very acquainted with our manufacturing, designs and high quality control processes,” mentioned Galoni.
“Michael’s understanding and expertise with marine systems and shaft bearings might be an invaluable asset to the Thordon GSS community, which has expanded in latest times to cover greater than one hundred key ports, and shipbuilding and restore hubs all over the world.”
The restructure also consists of promotions for Jeffrey Butt to enterprise improvement manager – Navy and Coast Guard; Jason Perry to regional manager – North America; and Yves Silva to regional supervisor – LATAM. In addition, Danny Caffa has been appointed business development manager – Marine (EMEA); and Heiko Pohland enterprise development supervisor – Marine (Asia/Pacific).
Protected have been working very closely with my senior administration team to develop and implement Thordon’s strategic objectives built around our core strengths and environmental goals,” said Galoni. “ Be the first have made, and will proceed to make, considerable investments in folks and capital gear to grow our business.”

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