Lenze Americas Appoints Director of Business Development
UXBRIDGE, MA – Lenze, a leading global manufacturer of electrical and mechanical drives, motion control and automation technology, announces the appointment of Doug Burns as director of business development for Lenze Americas.
Burns is responsible for the implementation and execution of strategies to help penetrate target markets – specifically the automotive, consumer goods and material handling industries. He will manage the identification and development of key target accounts and help grow OEM sales and support capabilities.
“We are pleased to have Doug head up Lenze’s strategic initiatives to help foster the growth of our key industries,” stated Chuck Edwards, president of Lenze Americas. “Doug will be a strong asset to Lenze – he brings extensive industry experience, profound leadership capabilities, and a successful track record working with key automation and motion control OEMs. We are confident that he will be very successful in building a strong team to serve our customers in these markets.”
Burns has over 30 years of experience in the industrial automation industry, holding a variety of positions in sales, business development, and management with GE Intelligent Platforms, Rockwell Automation and Magnetek. He earned a BS degree in Electrical Engineering from Ohio Northern University and will be based out of Lenze’s Glendale Heights, IL facility.
About Lenze Americas
Lenze is a global manufacturer of electrical and mechanical drives, motion control and automation technology for Motion Centric Automation. Our products can be found in many industries, including automotive, packaging, material handling and logistics, robotics, and commercial equipment (pumps/fans). A global network of distributors and representatives makes Lenze Americas perfectly positioned to meet the motion control needs of customers worldwide. Lenze Americas, the American subsidiary of Lenze SE of Germany, is headquartered in Uxbridge, Massachusetts, with an assembly and logistics center in Glendale Heights, IL. Corporate global headquarters are in Hamelin, Germany.