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Yokogawa Appoints Rene Aldana Head of Canadian Business

Yokogawa Appoints Rene Aldana Head of Canadian Business

November 4, 2013 - Yokogawa Electric Corporation announces that Rene Aldana is now the Managing Director of Yokogawa Canada. He will be reporting to Yokogawa Corporation America President Mr. Chester J. Mroz. In this position, Mr. Aldana will be responsible for overseeing all Yokogawa business operations in Canada. With his experience and reputation as a strong leader in the industrial automation industry, Yokogawa is well positioned to continue expanding its business in the Canadian market.

Mr. Aldana has close to 20 years of experience in automation solutions for the Oil and Gas Industry.  After graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, he joined Valmet in Canada which later became Metso, Telvent and finally Schneider Electric where he held roles in Customer Service, Project Management and Regional Business Management.  In 2008, Mr. Aldana completed an executive MBA and was later promoted to Vice President Oil and Gas International, responsible for sales, delivery and customer service, managing Schneider operations in Europe, Latin America, UAE and China.

Chet Mroz, President of Yokogawa Corporation America had the following to say about the appointment: “Rene is well recognized within our industry as someone who quickly identifies the customers’ problem and understands how technology and Yokogawa products, systems, software and services can be used to provide cost effective solutions. I believe that his experience, industry knowledge, understanding of the Canadian market, as well as his capable leadership, will expand our business in Canada by providing project execution and customer services excellence.”

Rene holds a B.S. in Computer Sciences from Simon Fraser University in British Columbia, Canada and a Master of Business Administration from the Instituto de Empresa in Madrid, Spain.

About Yokogawa Corporation of America
Yokogawa Corporation of America is a leading provider of Industrial Automation and Test and Measurement solutions.  Combining superior technology with engineering, system integration, project management, and maintenance services, Yokogawa delivers field-proven operational efficiency, safety, and reliability.  Yokogawa Corporation of America is headquartered in Sugar Land, TX, and is the North American Division of Yokogawa Electric Corporation's global network of 25 manufacturing facilities and 4 regional project engineering centers.

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