Rockwell Automation Names Bob Honor Life Sciences Industry Vice President
Demonstrates companys continued investment in solutions for key industry marketsMILWAUKEE, March 14, 2005 Rockwell Automation today named Bob Honor vice president of its life sciences industry initiative. Honor will manage global sales and marketing efforts directed at helping life sciences industry manufacturers use Rockwell Automation technology and services to optimize productivity, improve quality, reduce costs and assist with regulatory compliance."We are excited to have Bob join Rockwell Automation as we focus on accelerating our growth in this industry, said John McDermott, senior vice president, Rockwell Automation. "His background in building an organization to help the life sciences industry makes him a great addition to the team." Honor brings more than 20 years of experience in sales, marketing and engineering for a wide range of products and services in both process and discrete industries. Prior to joining Rockwell Automation, Honor worked at GE Fanuc, where he was the life sciences business leader. Rockwell Automation has taken a leadership position in the life sciences industry by offering enterprise-wide automation and information technology and services that help life sciences companies confront key issues and challenges such as flexible manufacturing, Process Analytical Technologies (PAT), Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) and current and future FDA regulations and initiatives. The company has identified the life sciences industry as a key growth market, and Honor will lead new initiatives to enhance the value of the companys solutions to its life sciences industry customers. Honor earned his bachelors degree in electrical engineering from the University of Michigan. Rockwell Automation (NYSE: ROK) is a world-leading provider of industrial automation power, control and information solutions that help customers meet their manufacturing productivity objectives. The company brings together leading brands in industrial automation for Complete Automation solutions, including Allen-Bradley controls and services, Dodge mechanical power transmission products, Reliance motors and drives, and Rockwell Software factory management software. Headquartered in Milwaukee, Wis., USA, the company employs about 20,000 people serving customers in more than 80 countries. For more information on Rockwell Automation solutions for the life sciences industry, please contact the Rockwell Automation Response Center, 10701 Hampshire Avenue South, Bloomington, Minn., 55438, 800.223.5354, Ext. 1787.Visit their website at www.rockwellautomation.com.
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