Thomas Lübkemeier appointed EMVA General Manager

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The European Machine Vision Association (EMVA) has appointed Thomas Lübkemeier as General Manager for the EMVA, effective 1 January 2013. He takes over from Cor Maas, who was interim GM from July to December 2012.

Lübkemeier joined the EMVA in 2008, at that time being responsible for a machine vision system and solution provider located in Germany. He holds a Master degree in automation engineering and he has spent his professional life in the industrial automation area. Lübkemeier has founded and directed sales organisations in Scandinavia, Eastern Europe, the Middle East, and North and South America. In Germany he managed international sales departments and performed in key accounting and product management.

More recently Lübkemeier provided consultancy and executive search services to local and international clients.

‘We welcome Thomas on board and are looking forward to jointly develop EMVA further with him in the future,’ said EMVA president Toni Ventura-Traveset. ‘Thomas has the experience and the skills needed to not only manage the association but to lead the EMVA to further growth.

'Furthermore, having experience in machine vision industry, he is aware of the needs of our members and already has a vision on how to further develop the scope of our services. He is very expectant to meet as many members as possible in person during the upcoming events like our annual business conference in Barcelona.’

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