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Pilz Automation Safety Canada appoints CEO, GM

Stephen Law   

Automation / Robotics Engineering appointment

Pilz Automation Safety Canada, Barrie ON, has announced that Andreas Sobotta has accepted the position of CEO & General Manager of the Canadian operation. An experienced professional with many years in the electrical and controls world, Sobotta has held various leadership roles at Davis Controls, Festo, Siemens, Phoenix Contact and most recently Hammond Manufacturing.


“I am very excited to join such an innovative company which spends over 20% of their global sales in R&D.  The Canadian team is very enthusiastic and I look forward to growing with them”, says Sobotta.

Pilz, with their Head Office near Stuttgart/Germany, is a global leader of safety automation and offers safety automation products and solutions, as well as safety services like risk assessments, plant assessments and CE markings.



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