Yaskawa Motoman announces that Germán Villalobos has joined the company as General Manager of Yaskawa Mexico.
In this position, he will be responsible for the company’s strategic direction and sales growth in Mexico.
He will also be responsible for the operation of Yaskawa’s three facilities located in Mexico (Aguascalientes, Apodaca and Queretaro).
Villalobos brings nearly two decades of experience in industrial robotics to Yaskawa Motoman.
Most recently, Villalobos was the Head of Robotics for Comau (Mexico City, Mexico) and oversaw sales, marketing and other operations. Comau is the worldwide leader in manufacturing flexible, automatic systems and integrating products, processes and services that increase efficiency while lowering overall costs.
Prior to that, he held leadership positions with other automation companies, including Kuka and Nordson.
“Germán brings strong leadership and solid experience in developing and implementing successful strategies for growth,” stated Doug Schenher, Corporate Vice President of Yaskawa Motoman. “His vision and customer focus will help to strengthen our efforts in Mexico.”
Villalobos earned his Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the EGADE Business School (Monterrey, Mexico) in 2009. Villalobos also holds a Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in Industrial Robotics Engineering from the Instituto Politécnico Nacional (IPN).
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