David Fawcett Appointed as Group CEO/President America & Europe Monrovia, CA – Miyachi Unitek Corporation, a leading manufacturer of welding equipment and laser systems, announces that David Fawcett has been appointed Group CEO/President America & Europe. He will be responsible for overseeing operations and providing strategic direction to both Miyachi Unitek Corporation (MUC) and Miyachi Europe Corporation (MEC). Mr. Fawcett has served as President & CEO of MUC since 2012, and was previously the Chief Operating Officer of MEC. In his new role, Mr. Fawcett will focus on growth of sales and profitability. Mr. Fawcett is an accomplished leader and business manager with a strong record in the Miyachi organization. He first worked with Miyachi as a manager at ACAL, a UK-based distributor formerly known as Townsend Coates, where he distributed products from MUC, MEC, and Miyachi to industry clients for six years. In 2007, he assisted in the buyout of ACAL and joined the Miyachi Europe Corporation GmbH (MEC), quickly rising to become VP of Sales. In 2010, he was promoted to Chief Operating Officer (COO) and Executive Vice President. While in this role, he led MEC in expanding sales and increasing profits. In 2012 he was appointed President & CEO of MUC, where he delivered competitive business plans that drove the growth and development of both MUC and the Miyachi Group organization. “Mr. Fawcett has a deep understanding of the Miyachi organization and products in both the United States and Europe,” said Miyachi Group CEO & President, Kunihiko Komiyama. “He has a proven record of successful leadership in strategic planning, business development, and operational management. Along with his passion for customer care, these qualities make him an excellent choice for the new position of Group CEO/President America & Europe.” About Amada Miyachi America Since 1948, Amada Miyachi America, Inc. has worked to achieve one goal: to solve customer’s manufacturing challenges. Knowing there is no one solution that fits all, the company strives to provide customers with innovative and reliable manufacturing technology solutions in an effort to be their single source provider. Amada Miyachi America manufactures equipment and systems for resistance welding, laser welding, laser marking, laser cutting, hermetic sealing and hot bar reflow soldering and bonding. The company serves a wide range of markets including medical devices, battery, aerospace, automotive and electronic components. Amada Miyachi America is an ISO9001 certified company. Contact Amada Miyachi America at [email protected]. Learn more about the company’s products and services at www.amadamiyachi.com.