Germán Villalobos Joins Yaskawa Mexico as General Manager

Germán Villalobos will be responsible for the robotics company's strategic direction and sales growth in Mexico.

Dayton, OH (May 2016) — Yaskawa Motoman is pleased to announce 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).

About Yaskawa Motoman
Founded in 1989, the Motoman Robotics Division of Yaskawa America, Inc. is a leading robotics company in the Americas. With over 300,000 Motoman® robots installed globally, Yaskawa provides automation products and solutions for virtually every industry and robotic application; including arc welding, assembly, coating, dispensing, material handling, material cutting, material removal, packaging, palletizing and spot welding. For more information please visit www.motoman.com or call 937.847.6200.

Yaskawa Mexico S.A de C.V. is a subsidiary of Yaskawa America, Inc., Motoman Robotics Division with locations in Aguascalientes, Ags., Apodaca, N.L. and Queretaro.

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