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Teradyne announces Jürgen von Hollen as Universal Robots president

Teradyne announces Jürgen von Hollen as Universal Robots president

October 26, 2016 - Universal Robots, a Teradyne company, named Jürgen von Hollen President effective immediately. He succeeds Enrico Krog Iversen who relinquished the post in June 2016 to pursue other interests.

Mr. von Hollen was most recently the Executive President of the Engineering Solutions Division, which includes the Automation and Controls business of Bilfinger SE, in Mannheim, Germany, a leading international Engineering and Services company. In his role at Bilfinger, he was responsible for a global staff of nearly 10,000 and annual sales in excess of €1.0 billion. Mr. von Hollen began his career with Daimler-Benz aerospace and held senior management roles at Daimler-Chrysler Services, Deutsche Telecom and Pentair.

“I am excited to join Universal Robots as they work to fundamentally reshape automation across the global economy,” said Mr. von Hollen. “The opportunity to lead and expand a high powered organization like UR with such a long term, high growth outlook is very rare and I look forward to working with our worldwide distributors, partners, and customers in the days ahead to realize the full potential of collaborative robots.”

Mr. von Hollen is based in Odense, Denmark.

About Universal Robots

Universal Robots is the result of many years of intensive research at Denmark's successful robot cluster, which is located in Odense, Denmark. The company was co-founded in 2005 by the company’s CTO, Esben Østergaard, who wanted to make robot technology accessible to all by developing small, user-friendly, reasonably priced, flexible industrial robots that are safe to work with and on their own can be used to  streamline processes in the industry. 

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