Thordon Bearings appoints new technical director

Thordon Bearings has employed Anthony Hamilton as its new technical director.
Reporting on to CEO Anna Galon, Hamilton will lead Thordon’s engineering, CAD and new product improvement teams.
“We are delighted to welcome Tony to the Thordon household as we glance to strengthen the company’s product portfolio in present and new markets,” stated Galoni. “Tony is a seasoned solutions-based leader having held senior technical positions within the marine, energy, nuclear and manufacturing industries over the past 30 years.”

Hamilton graduated from Ireland’s Munster Technological University in 1985 with a level in marine engineering. After transferring to Canada and completing a Masters in Design and Manufacturing Engineering at McMaster University, he spent 10 years at Siemens AG in Hamilton, Ontario, then worked in the nuclear industry with Atomic Energy of Canada and Kinectrics Inc. He went on to determine the engineering consultancy Sthenos Consulting.
Hamilton’s appointment is part of a company-wide restructure at Thordon Bearings that additionally sees Michael Skrzypczak named international service & support (GSS) manager.
“For pressure gauge 10 bar than 20 years Skrzypczak has been visiting Thordon Bearings as Lloyd’s Register’s Senior Surveyor within the Ontario area so he is very familiar with our manufacturing, designs and quality control processes,” said Galoni.
“Michael’s understanding and expertise with marine systems and shaft bearings shall be an invaluable asset to the Thordon GSS community, which has expanded in current times to cowl more than 100 key ports, and shipbuilding and repair hubs around the globe.”

The restructure additionally consists of promotions for Jeffrey Butt to business development manager – Navy and Coast Guard; Jason Perry to regional supervisor – North America; and Yves Silva to regional supervisor – LATAM. In addition, Danny Caffa has been appointed business growth manager – Marine (EMEA); and Heiko Pohland enterprise growth manager – Marine (Asia/Pacific).
“I have been working very intently with my senior administration staff to develop and implement Thordon’s strategic goals built round our core strengths and environmental goals,” mentioned Galoni. “We have made, and will continue to make, considerable investments in people and capital equipment to grow our enterprise.”


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