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 improvement teams.
Pay zero are delighted to welcome Tony to the Thordon family as we glance to strengthen the company’s product portfolio in existing and new markets,” stated Galoni. “Tony 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 degree 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 industry 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 global service & assist (GSS) manager.
“For more than 20 years Skrzypczak has been visiting Thordon Bearings as Lloyd’s Register’s Senior Surveyor in the Ontario region so he’s very acquainted with our manufacturing, designs and high quality control processes,” mentioned Galoni.
“Michael’s understanding and experience with marine methods and shaft bearings will be a useful asset to the Thordon GSS network, which has expanded lately to cover greater than one hundred key ports, and shipbuilding and restore hubs around the globe.”
The restructure also consists of promotions for Jeffrey Butt to business growth supervisor – Navy and Coast Guard; Jason Perry to regional manager – North America; and Yves Silva to regional manager – LATAM. In addition, Danny Caffa has been appointed business improvement supervisor – Marine (EMEA); and Heiko Pohland business improvement manager – Marine (Asia/Pacific).
“I have been working very intently with my senior administration group to develop and implement Thordon’s strategic objectives built around our core strengths and environmental objectives,” mentioned Galoni. “We have made, and will proceed to make, considerable investments in people and capital equipment to grow our business.”
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