Board of directors for motion control group named

The Motion Control Association appointed John Hegel, the Preisdent of American Control Electronics, as the chairman of the board during the group's annual conference.

03/14/2013


The Motion Control Association (MCA), the global trade group representing the motion control industry, announced its 2013 Board of Directors during the annual MCA Business Conference in Orlando, Florida.

John Hegel, President of American Control Electronics was named Chairman of the Board. Bill Steury, Group President – Automation & Pneumatic Solutions of Cross Company will serve as Vice-Chairman of MCA.

Hegel succeeds Andrew Vogl, Vice President – Sales, Americas of Kollmorgen and Bill Allai, Motion Control Principal Engineer, National Instruments, who remains on the MCA Board as Past Chairman.

Hegel, Steury and Allai are joined on the board by newly-appointed director Ray Butler, Vice President and General Manager, Kollmorgen. Butler is serving his first term on the board.

The other 2013 members of the MCA Board include Kyle Ahlfinger, Vice President, Minarik Automation and Control; Matt French, VP/PMC Division, AMETEK; Dan Jones, President, Incremotion Associates Inc.; Kevin McNicholas, Vice President – Nook ATC, Nook Industries, Inc.; John Payne, Vice President of the Motion Division, Yaskawa Electric America, Inc.; Ken Sweet, General Manager, Parker Hannifin Corporation, Electromechanical Automation Division; and Victor Swint, VP/GM Motion Control Business, Rockwell Automation.

Motion Control Association (MCA)

www.motioncontrolonline.org 



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