TRUMPF names new product managers, promotes bending managers
- January 5, 2022
TRUMPF has announced the appointment of two new product managers for marking lasers and high power lasers, and the promotion of two bending managers.
Clinton Coleman has been named TruMark product and project manager and Edyth Nicholson has been named product and project manager for high power lasers. Coleman and Nicholson will work out of the TRUMPF Laser Technology Center in Michigan.
Coleman will be responsible for TruMark customer projects and before- and after-sales technical support related to TRUMPF’s laser marking solutions. Over the last six years, Coleman has worked as a laser applications engineer at the TRUMPF Inc. Laser Technology Center in Michigan and a laser marking applications engineer at TRUMPF’s North American headquarters in Connecticut. He will take over responsibility for the TruMark product line.
Nicholson will be responsible for before- and after-sales technical support and management of customer projects related to TRUMPF’s high powered lasers. Nicholson has more than 35 years of industry experience, which includes various positions in management and quality assurance. She holds a Master of Science degree in quality management from Eastern Michigan University.
TRUMPF also announced the appointment of Franziska Maschowski as head of smart factory applications and bend automation and Roger Michaud as product manager for TRUMPF standalone bending, punching and combination machines.
Maschowski will continue to manage TRUMPF’s automated bending cell product line and be responsible for the TruBend Cell products. Now, as head of smart factory applications and bend automation, she will take on new responsibilities for the TRUMPF Smart Factory applications team in Hoffman Estates, IL, overseeing applications at the technology center, which demonstrates Industry 4.0 best practices for linking people, machines, automation, and software.
Maschowski joined TRUMPF six years ago as an intern working on a master’s degree thesis in international business development. Since then she has served as business development manager and head of sales for additive manufacturing, and most recently as head of the bending product group.
Michaud will work out of TRUMPF’s North American headquarters in Farmington, CT. He will oversee the day-to-day activities of the in-house sales engineers and applications teams for TRUMPF’s bending machines, punching machines, and combination machinery. He will also provide technical expertise and assist customers in maximizing the productivity of their standalone TruBend, TruPunch and TruMatic products.
Michaud began his career at TRUMPF in 2004 as a laser engineer apprentice and material handler. Since then he served in various roles in sales, service and training. For the last three years, he has been product manager for the TruMatic and TruPunch machines. He will take over responsibility for the standalone TruBend machines from Franziska Maschowski.