Leading global supplier of tailored CNC routing and cutting solutions, AAG has announced the appointment of Chris Arend as managing director of its AXYZ Router, WARDJet Waterjet and CNCShop.com operations in Europe, the Middle East and Asia (EMEA). The appointment marks an important phase in AAG’s continuing global influence, product innovation and market diversification.
According to AAG’s senior vice-president of sales and marketing, Doug LoFranco: “Chris brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to the group, based on the contribution he made to the business success of SCM and more recently Biesse.”
Chris will be based at AAG’s UK and Ireland machine assembly and distribution centre in Telford, Shropshire. He will lead the EAMA team and oversee the continued success of the group’s AXYZ, WARDjet and CNCShop.com power brands.
In welcoming this new challenge, Chris commented: “With my previous experience and familiarity with industries similar to those served by AAG, I hope to enlarge the group’s already considerable customer base.”