Citect celebrated 35 years in the automation industry in September with simultaneous parties in each of their 20 offices around the globe.
Citect’s CEO, Christopher Crowe, addressed the Sydney office personally and the other Australian offices through video link. Crowe highlighted some of the milestones Citect have achieved in their 35 years, including the introduction of CitectSCADA in 1987, the signing of the first distributor in 1992 and listing on the Australian Stock Exchange in 1997.
Citect have grown since their inception in 1973, expanding into US, European and Asian markets along the way. In 2006, Schneider Electric acquired Citect.
Crowe made a special mention of Citect’s longest serving Australian employee, Jenny Spake, Sales Administrator, Sales Operations Group.
Citect’s new employees were also given a special mention, including Julieri De Florio, National Marketing Coordinator, who joined the company just three days before the anniversary.
Before cutting the cake and a rendition of Happy Birthday, Citect enjoyed the first screening of their new corporate video. The remainder of the day was spent with cake, champagne and canapes.