Steven Wyatt will support Kawasaki Robotics' growth plans in the EMEA region. Previously, Wyatt was president of the World Robotics Federation IFR and a senior executive at ABB.
Kawasaki Robotics continues to expand its business across EMEA with the support of Steven Wyatt. The former IFR President and Global Head of Portfolio and Digital for Robotics & Discrete Automation at ABB has been appointed Chairman of Kawasaki Robotics Europe, based in Neuss, Germany. In this position, the Scottish native is expected to support the expansion of the EMEA business.
Kenji Bando, President of Kawasaki Robotics Europe, welcomes the new addition: "Steven Wyatt is a global leader with more than a decade of international experience in the robotics industry, which he has already successfully contributed in his role as President of IFR. We are very pleased to welcome him to Kawasaki Robotics and are confident that his strategic perspective will steer our international growth strategy in a successful direction."
Wyatt holds a degree in chemical engineering from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland. Earlier in his career, he held several international marketing and sales positions in the plastics industry, including General Electric. Prior to joining Kawasaki Robotics, he managed the global portfolios of ABB's robotics and machine automation business units and was previously marketing and sales manager for their robotics division.