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Brian Perkins promoted to ESC Director (Engineering Service Center)

December 22, 2009

Sumitomo Drive Technologies Senior Management announces the promotion of Mr. Brian Perkins to the position of ESC (Engineering Service Center) Director for Sumitomo Machinery Corporation of America (SMA) effective December 1, 2009.  ESC is responsible for the repair/aftermarket side of Sumitomo.  Brian brings over 15 years of project-related experience to this strategic role.  He has been instrumental in raising the value of corporate projects within SMA with a background in IT, Corporate Communications, and Project Management.  Brian has earned his Six Sigma Black Belt and PMP (Project Management Professional) certifications.

Mr. Ronald J. Smith, CEO/President of Sumitomo Machinery Corporation of America, said of Mr. Perkins, “Brian possesses a passion for our business, loyalty to our company and employees, and a leadership style that brings out commitment and enthusiasm by those fortunate to work directly with him”.  Mr. Perkins brings a keen understanding of the internal SMA organization, and a comprehensive knowledge of the marketing channels to this key leadership position.

Brian Perkins, ESC Director

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