Okuma America names Brittany Russell Training Program Manager

  • April 29, 2015
  • Okuma America Corporation
  • News

April 29, 2015 - Okuma America announced that Brittany Russell has been named Training Program Manager. She is responsible for overseeing the design, development and delivery of Okuma America training programs and initiatives and is the liaison for the Okuma Technology Institute at York Technical College.

Russell previously worked as a Learning and Development Facilitator for MSC Industrial Direct where she developed sales and technology programs. She was also the lead facilitator and designer for all new company training.

“Okuma is happy to have Brittany join us as our Training Program Manager. She has extensive blended learning training experience and immense knowledge in designing and implementing training programs to support positive sales growth. We look forward to her developing a world class training program at Okuma for our employees, distributors and customers,” says Denise Wilson, Human Resources Manager.

Russell holds a BA in Public Relations from East Tennessee State University in addition to PHR and Adult Learning and Development certifications. She has several years of professional experience in Adult Learning Theory and implementing Adult Training Methodologies.

About Okuma America Corporation:

Okuma America Corporation is the U.S.-based sales and service affiliate of Okuma Corporation, a world leader in CNC (computer numeric control) machine tools, founded in 1898 in Nagoya, Japan. The company is the industry’s only single-source provider, with the CNC machine, drive, motors, encoders, spindle and CNC control all manufactured by Okuma. Okuma’s innovative and reliable technology, paired with comprehensive, localized service protection, allows users to run continuously with confidence – maximizing profitability.  Along with its industry-leading distribution network (largest in the Americas), and Partners in THINC, Okuma facilitates quality, productivity and efficiency, empowering the customer and enabling competitive advantage in today’s demanding manufacturing environment. 




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