||Fremont, CA — Hesse Mechatronics, Inc. (formerly Hesse & Knipps), the Americas subsidiary of Hesse GmbH, has appointed Michael McKeown as Senior Business Development Manager.
Michael will be in charge of strengthening Hesse Mechatronics' position in the power electronics market. His broad knowledge and technical experience will help clients make informed decisions about fully automatic heavy wire bonders. Michael will also focus on promoting thin wire bonder sales.
Michael has nearly three decades of experience in the automotive and power electronics industry. Before joining Hesse Mechatronics, he oversaw sales territories in U.S. and Canada at Materion Technical Materials, where he managed market research and was involved with aluminum clad copper inlay for wire bondable leadframes. Prior to Materion, he was the Eastern Regional Sales Manager for Orthodyne Electronics, which manufactures ultrasonic wire bonders for the semiconductor and microelectronic industries.