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Thordon Bearings has hired Anthony Hamilton as its new technical director.
Reporting on to CEO Anna Galon, Hamilton will lead Thordon’s engineering, CAD and new product growth teams.
“We are delighted to welcome Tony to the Thordon household as we glance to strengthen the company’s product portfolio in current and new markets,” mentioned Galoni. “Tony is a seasoned solutions-based leader having held senior technical positions in the marine, power, nuclear and manufacturing industries over the past 30 years.”

Hamilton graduated from Ireland’s Munster Technological University in 1985 with a degree in marine engineering. After transferring to Canada and finishing a Masters in Design and Manufacturing Engineering at McMaster University, he spent 10 years at Siemens AG in Hamilton, Ontario, then labored in the nuclear business with Atomic Energy of Canada and Kinectrics Inc. He went on to establish the engineering consultancy Sthenos Consulting.
Hamilton’s appointment is a part of a company-wide restructure at Thordon Bearings that additionally sees Michael Skrzypczak named international service & help (GSS) manager.
“For pressure gauge 10 bar than 20 years Skrzypczak has been visiting Thordon Bearings as Lloyd’s Register’s Senior Surveyor in the Ontario region so he’s very conversant in our manufacturing, designs and quality control processes,” said Galoni.
“Michael’s understanding and experience with marine systems and shaft bearings might be an invaluable asset to the Thordon GSS community, which has expanded in current years to cowl more than 100 key ports, and shipbuilding and repair hubs around the world.”

The restructure additionally consists of promotions for Jeffrey Butt to enterprise growth supervisor – Navy and Coast Guard; Jason Perry to regional manager – North America; and Yves Silva to regional manager – LATAM. In addition, Danny Caffa has been appointed business development supervisor – Marine (EMEA); and Heiko Pohland enterprise growth supervisor – Marine (Asia/Pacific).
“I have been working very closely with my senior administration staff to develop and implement Thordon’s strategic goals built round our core strengths and environmental goals,” mentioned Galoni. “We have made, and will proceed to make, appreciable investments in people and capital gear to develop our business.”