Thordon Bearings appoints new technical director

Thordon Bearings has employed Anthony Hamilton as its new technical director.
Reporting directly to CEO Anna Galon, Hamilton will lead Thordon’s engineering, CAD and new product development teams.
“We are delighted to welcome Tony to the Thordon family as we glance to strengthen the company’s product portfolio in current and new markets,” stated Galoni. “Tony is a seasoned solutions-based chief having held senior technical positions within the marine, energy, nuclear and manufacturing industries over the previous 30 years.”

digital pressure gauge graduated from Ireland’s Munster Technological University in 1985 with a level in marine engineering. After moving to Canada and finishing a Masters in Design and Manufacturing Engineering at McMaster University, he spent 10 years at Siemens AG in Hamilton, Ontario, then worked within the nuclear business with Atomic Energy of Canada and Kinectrics Inc. He went on to establish the engineering consultancy Sthenos Consulting.
Hamilton’s appointment is a part of a company-wide restructure at Thordon Bearings that also sees Michael Skrzypczak named global service & assist (GSS) supervisor.
“For greater than 20 years Skrzypczak has been visiting Thordon Bearings as Lloyd’s Register’s Senior Surveyor in the Ontario region so he’s very acquainted with our manufacturing, designs and quality control processes,” stated Galoni.
“Michael’s understanding and expertise with marine methods and shaft bearings might be a useful asset to the Thordon GSS network, which has expanded in recent years to cowl greater than 100 key ports, and shipbuilding and restore hubs around the world.”

The restructure also contains promotions for Jeffrey Butt to business development manager – Navy and Coast Guard; Jason Perry to regional manager – North America; and Yves Silva to regional manager – LATAM. In addition, Danny Caffa has been appointed enterprise improvement supervisor – Marine (EMEA); and Heiko Pohland business growth manager – Marine (Asia/Pacific).
“I have been working very intently with my senior administration group to develop and implement Thordon’s strategic goals built around our core strengths and environmental objectives,” said Galoni. “We have made, and will continue to make, appreciable investments in folks and capital gear to grow our business.”

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