Mooresville/Wolfratshausen – WEBER Screwdriving Systems Inc. (North Carolina), USA, appoints a new CEO: Jonathan Ray has been appointed CEO and President of the fully-owned subsidiary of WEBER Schraubautomaten GmbH Wolfratshausen. Mr. Ray has many years’ experience in various positions of management and leadership and possesses well-proven industry knowledge. Previous roles have included several years as Director of Sales and Marketing at Oasis Alignment Services, LLC, a U.S. market leader in 3-dimensional precision measurement and machine alignment for numerous manufacturing processes. Mr. Ray also worked for the U.S. division of the German assembly technology group, DÜRR Systems, Inc. Within the Final Assembly Systems group at DÜRR, Mr. Ray spent numerous years as a Project Manager and managed the Service and Parts business unit.
In the words of Karl Ernst Bujnowski, CEO of WEBER Schraubautomaten GmbH:
“In Jonathan Ray we have secured a CEO with the best can-do qualities. The US market has many challenges – not least due to its geographic size. Mr. Ray has a wide network of connections in many areas of the country and will help lift the WEBER brand to new heights across North America.”
The conditions for this are ideal. WEBER USA generated revenues of around €19 million in the 2016/2017 financial year. The economic situation in the country is positive, therefore high growth rates are expected for Weber USA, over the next few years, in the assembly processes automation sector continues to thrive.