Mike Hyslop Joins Jacobs Automation

  • April 02, 2009
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April. 2, 2009 – Jacobs Automation LLC announced that Mike Hyslop has joined the company as the Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Mike brings a rare mix of talent and experience to Jacobs Automation, combining managerial skills in both large corporate (Schneider Electric and Siemens) and Silicon Valley start-up environments with commercial skills and a strong technical background. Mike formerly worked as the President of the Motion Competency Center and Berger Lahr Motion Technology – both Schneider Electric Companies. As President, Mike was responsible for overall revenue and profit performance of general motion control for Schneider Electric in the United States, leveraging the world-class brands Telemecanique, Modicon and Berger Lahr. Previously, Mike worked for Animatics Corporation. As Vice President, he helped build this unique company from a regional supplier into a formidable global supplier of motion control to the automation marketplace. Mike spent several years in Silicon Valley as both a manager and principal of start-ups specializing in web-tools and e-commerce. His companies consulted and developed e-commerce for clients spanning the corporate and Silicon Valley community. Mike began his career at Siemens Energy and Automation, working in the Motors and Drives Division. After product management responsibilities in Mexico and South America, he was promoted to OEM account management in the industrial sales force. Mike has a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Kentucky and an M.B.A from Xavier University. About Jacobs Automation: Jacobs Automation is a leader in linear drive technology for Packaging, Material Handling, Converting and Assembly. Packtrak redefines flexibility & productivity by replacing rotary- driven chains, belts and gears with a direct-drive linear motor that independently controls movers on a track. Learn More

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