Tim Keech has been appointed by Rockwell Automation as State Manager for Victoria and Tasmania.
In this role, Keech will be responsible for planning, directing and controlling the operations of Rockwell Automation’s Victorian and Tasmanian territories. He will also be working with distributor partners to drive growth and assure the long term growth, development and viability of the local market.
Keech’s responsibilities also include bringing together the various business units and distribution channels to meet the unique needs of their customers.
Observing that the Australian manufacturing sector continues to face a number of challenges to remain competitive in the global environment, Keech said they would be firmly focused on continuing to evolve their product and service offerings to help customers address these challenges in their businesses.
Keech began working for Rockwell Automation in May 2003 holding a variety of sales and business unit roles. Following a brief stint with M.I. Power, a Rockwell Automation customer as Sales and Marketing Manager, Keech re-joined Rockwell Automation in 2010 as Business Manager, Power Control Business. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering - Electrical from the University of Technology, Sydney.
David Hegarty, Managing Director, South Pacific at Rockwell Automation comments that Tim, in his role as State Manager for Victoria and Tasmania will be well placed to accelerate the company’s focus for the market.