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 development 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,” said Galoni. “Tony is a seasoned solutions-based chief 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 level in marine engineering. After moving to No sweat and finishing a Masters in Design and Manufacturing Engineering at McMaster University, he spent 10 years at Siemens AG in Hamilton, Ontario, then labored within the nuclear industry with Atomic Energy of Canada and Kinectrics Inc. He went on to establish the engineering consultancy Sthenos Consulting.
Hamilton’s appointment is part of a company-wide restructure at Thordon Bearings that additionally sees Michael Skrzypczak named world service & assist (GSS) supervisor.
“For more 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 quality control processes,” stated Galoni.
“Michael’s understanding and expertise with marine methods and shaft bearings shall be an invaluable asset to the Thordon GSS network, which has expanded lately to cowl greater than a hundred key ports, and shipbuilding and repair hubs around the world.”
The restructure additionally contains promotions for Jeffrey Butt to enterprise development supervisor – 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 development manager – Marine (Asia/Pacific).
“I have been working very carefully with my senior administration team to develop and implement Thordon’s strategic aims constructed round our core strengths and environmental goals,” mentioned Galoni. “We have made, and can proceed to make, appreciable investments in people and capital tools to grow our enterprise.”
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