Rockwell Automation announced that Pierre Teszner has joined Rockwell Automation, Southeast Asia, as its new Regional Director. Based in Singapore, Teszner will be responsible for sales and marketing across all of Southeast Asia, as well as business operations in Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam.
Before Rockwell Automation, Teszner held various roles at Schneider Electric. For the last three years, he served as Vice President EcoBuilding, Commercial, Asia-Pacific, located in Singapore.
Teszner will replace Robert (Bob) Buttermore, who has been named Managing Director, Greater China, in Shanghai.
“Pierre’s broad experience in strategic planning, business development, operations, sales and management makes him well qualified to drive our performance strategy in Southeast Asia, including increasing market share and directing commercial processes,” said Tom O’Reilly, President, Asia Pacific, Rockwell Automation.
“I am pleased to join the Rockwell Automation Southeast Asia team at a time when the region is growing, thanks to the expertise of our staff and partners who collaborate to deliver maximum customer value through our products, solutions, and services,” said Teszner. “I am also excited to be part of such an acclaimed industry brand that just won the gold ‘Award for Excellence in Innovation in Manufacturing Industries’ at the 2016 Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, as well as ‘Best Internet of Things Provider’, ‘Best Machine Safety Systems Provider’ and ‘Best Programmable Control Systems Provider’ at Control Engineering Asia’s Asian Manufacturing Awards 2015.”
Edited from press release by Angharad Lock
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