Makris Joins Baumer as Product Marketing Manager
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122 Spring St., C-6
Southington, CT, 06489 1534
Press release date: March 17, 2011
Southington, Conn. - March 17, 2011... Christ Makris has joined Baumer Ltd. as a Product Marketing Manager. In his new position, Mr. Makris will develop internal and external marketing and training strategies to support and promote Baumer's inductive, capacitive, magnetic photoelectric, laser and mycom sensor lines.
Mr. Makris brings to his new position 20 years of marketing and engineering experience, with a strong focus in the industrial automation and controls market. For the last 5 years, he served as product marketing manager and program manager for Diehl Controls in Naperville, Illinois, where he focused on the appliance controls and smart grid markets. Mr. Makris also represented Carlo Gavazzi as a product manager for 10 years focusing on the food/beverage, plastic equipment and packaging markets.
Mr. Makris earned an MBA from Benedictine University and holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Illinois Institute of Technology. He currently resides in Palos Hills, Illinois.
Headquartered in Frauenfeld, Switzerland, The Baumer Group is an innovator of precision sensors, motion control, and vision technology for the automation market. The company employs more than 2,000 people and has 34 subsidiaries around the world in 16 countries in Europe, America and Asia. Based in Southington, Connecticut, Baumer Ltd. is the U.S. division of The Baumer Group. For further information, please visit www.baumer.com.