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Safety automation solutions appoints Canadian CEO

phot1Barrie, ON – Pilz Automation Safety Canada, has announced that Andreas Sobotta has accepted the position of CEO & General Manager of the Canadian operation.

Sobotta is an experienced professional with many years in the electrical and controls world and has held various leadership roles at Davis Controls, Festo, Siemens, Phoenix Contact and most recently Hammond Manufacturing.

“I am very excited to join such an innovative company which spends over 20 per cent of their global sales in R&D. The Canadian team is very enthusiastic and I look forward to growing with them,” Sobotta says.

Pilz, with their head office near Stuttgart/Germany, is a global leader of safety automation and offers safety automation products and solutions, as well as safety services like risk assessments, plant assessments and CE markings.