Jeff Blackman Named Vice President of Automation Sales for Bosch Rexroth
Bosch Rexroth Corporation recently announced the appointment of Jeff
Blackman to the position of Vice President – Automation Sales effective
July 1, 2007. In his new position, Blackman will be responsible for the
Linear Motion and Assembly Technologies, Electric Drives and Controls, and
Pneumatics Groups as well as the semicon and medical market segments in
the United States. Blackman will report to Berend Bracht, President and
CEO of Bosch Rexroth Corporation.
Blackman started his career with Bosch Automation Technology in
1980, as a Service and Sales Engineer in Leicester, UK. In 1986, he
became Sales Manager, Electronic Drives and Controls and retained that
position until 1993, when he was promoted to National Sales Manager,
Hydraulics, Pneumatics, and Electrical & Mechanical Products in the UK.
In 2000, Blackman was promoted to General Manager at Bosch
Automation Technology, Hong Kong SAR, in Hong
Kong, China and held that
position until 2001, when he became Executive Vice President and Managing
Director of Sales and Marketing for Bosch Rexroth China Ltd, Hong Kong SAR
& Shanghai China PRC, a position he has held until now. Jeff has a degree
in Electrical Engineering from Portsmouth University in Hampshire, England.