Averna appoints global accounts VP

Averna appoints global accounts VP

Position to help strengthen Averna’s capabilities in Industry 4.0.

March 14, 2017
Edited by Eric Brothers
Inspection/Testing

Montreal, Canada – Averna, a global test & quality solutions provider, has appointed Mika Mämmelä to the new position of vice-president of global accounts with a focus on consumer devices. The appointment is strategic to the company’s plan to take a leadership role in the Industry 4.0 market evolution.

Mämmelä brings with him more than 20 years of business development and client service. Before joining Averna, Mämmelä worked at JOT Automation for 15 years, a leading supplier of automated test and production solutions, where he served as vice-president of R&D, chief technology officer, and vice-president of sales, working with many international companies. Mämmelä also has extensive experience in the Chinese manufacturing industry.

At Averna, he will be responsible for continuing to grow the business with Tier 1 consumer device manufacturers globally. He will also assist with Averna’s strategy and operations in China, and help evolve more of Averna’s automated test systems and expertise into modular platforms and products to serve Industry 4.0 needs.

“I am delighted to join the Averna team and share my expertise in factory processes and assembly lines to enhance the company’s offering,” Mämmelä said. “I look forward to building tremendous partnerships with our customers to help them accelerate their development processes and get products to quality, market, and margin faster.”

“We’re very happy to welcome Mika to the team,” said François Rainville, vice-president of sales & marketing for Averna. “He brings with him a wealth of experience implementing assembly automation projects in Europe, North America, and Asia. This new capability will be combined with our expertise in automated testing and machine vision systems to help our customers ensure utmost product quality in their Industry 4.0 process evolution.”

Averna offers specialized expertise and innovative test, vision inspection, precision assembly and automated solutions that deliver substantial technical, financial and market benefits for clients in the aerospace, automotive, consumer, defense, life sciences, semiconductor, telecom, and other industries. Averna has offices around the world, numerous industry certifications such as ISO, CSIA, and ITAR registration, and is partnered with National Instruments, Keysight Technologies, and JOT Automation.

Source: Averna