Digital finishing solutions manufacturer Kongsberg Precision Cutting Systems (Kongsberg PCS) has appointed Matt Thackray as vice-president/general manager of its operations in the Americas.
Thackray will be responsible for the management of the commercial, service support and financial performance of the business across the US, Canada, Latin America and South America, operating from Kongsberg PCS offices in Dallas.
“I am honoured to join Kongsberg PCS at this very exciting time and to lead the Americas organization to its fullest potential,” said Thackray. “The legacy of the Kongsberg and MultiCam businesses presents an amazing opportunity to build a world-class organization, and I’m very excited about our future together.”
Originally from Canada, Thackray has been based in the Detroit, Michigan, area for the past 16 years, working primarily in the machine tool industry. He joins Kongsberg PCS from engraving, marking and cutting solutions manufacturer Gravotech, where he was general manager of the Americas.
“We are delighted to welcome Matt to the Kongsberg family,” said Stuart Fox, CEO and president of Kongsberg PCS. “His significant knowledge and commercial experience in the tooling and cutting sector will be a great asset to our business and our customers alike.”