Rockwell Automation, the world’s largest company dedicated to industrial automation and information, announced today 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.
Teszner has a 22-year track record achieving financial results by honing human-capital skills, differentiating brands in adverse conditions, and building a variety of direct and indirect channels in challenging business-to-business markets globally. Prior to Rockwell Automation, Teszner held various leadership roles at Schneider Electric for more than 15 years in Cambodia, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, Vietnam, the Americas, Europe, Middle East and Africa. For the last three years, he served as Vice President EcoBuilding, Commercial, Asia-Pacific, located in Singapore.
Teszner is replacing Robert (Bob) Buttermore, who served as Regional Director, Southeast Asia, since 2013. Recognised for his significant achievements, Buttermore has been named Managing Director, Greater China, in Shanghai. He will work to accelerate growth in China, the company’s second largest market.
“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.”
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Rockwell Automation, Inc. (NYSE: ROK), the world’s largest company dedicated to industrial automation and information, makes its customers more productive and the world more sustainable. Headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Rockwell Automation employs approximately 22,000 people serving customers in more than 80 countries.