Andreas Sobotta of Pilz Canada Now Assuming Role of Vice President North- and South-America

March 28, 2024

Andreas Sobatta of Pilz Canada Assuming Role of Vice President North- and South-America

“Leaving Pilz Canada is breaking my heart – Taking on the role of VP Americas is thrilling!” – Andreas Sobotta

Pilz Automation Safety Canada L.P. announces that their long-term CEO and GM, Andreas Sobotta, will assume the role of Vice President North and South America, effective immediately. He will still work from the Canadian office in Mississauga and visit all other subsidiaries in North and South America. Pilz will take their time to find a successor for the leading position in Canada. The plan is to have a proper candidate by Q4/24 or the beginning of 2025.

“On one hand it is breaking my heart to leave this wonderful team, on the other hand, I look forward to this thrilling opportunity”, Sobotta says.


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