MRO Magazine

Aethon Announces New Vice President of Product Strategy for Industrial Automation


January 27, 2016
By Business Wire News

PITTSBURGH

Aethon, Inc., a global leader in autonomous mobile robot solutions for healthcare and industry, is pleased to announce the recent hiring of Tim DeRosett as Vice President of Product Strategy for Industrial Automation.

“Tim DeRosett brings 20 years of experience in industrial automation, leading the efforts of robotics and automation companies into new markets and achieving growth with emerging robotics,” said Aldo Zini, CEO of Aethon. “We welcome Tim to the team and look forward to his leadership in our efforts in the global industrial space.”

DeRosett joins Aethon most recently from Blue Ocean Robotics U.S. where he was CEO and established the company in the U.S. market. “Blue Ocean Robotics has been, and will continue to be a valued partner for Aethon in our international markets. We view Tim’s transition to our team as strategic and positive for both organizations,” Aldo continued.

Prior, DeRosett was Dir of Strategic Initiatives at Yaskawa Motoman. He was also VP of Sales & Marketing at Flexomation. DeRosett also held the positions of Dir of Marketing and Dir of Product Management at Adept Technology. DeRosett has also served as a board member of the Robotic Industries Association (RIA) and advisory committee member to RoboBusiness and the Automate Show.

About Aethon

Aethon automates Intralogistics™ in hospitals and manufacturing by delivering goods and supplies using its TUG® smart autonomous mobile robot and manages pharmacy logistics using MedEx™, a suite of software products used to track medication preparation and deliveries from the pharmacy. For more information, visit www.aethon.com.

Aethon, Inc.
Tony Melanson, VP Marketing, 412-322-2975
tmelanson@aethon.com