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Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. Promotes Sloan Zupan to Senior Director of Corporate Marketing


Vernon Hills, IL - December 13, 2021

Sloan Zupan to lead Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc.’s marketing efforts through strategic marketing, product management, and product marketing

Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. is announcing the promotion of Sloan Zupan to senior director of corporate marketing. Zupan has 22 years of experience in the automation industry.

In his role of senior director of corporate marketing, Sloan Zupan will lead a transformed marketing department at Mitsubishi Electric Automation. He will oversee marketing efforts in several spaces, including strategic marketing, product management, and product marketing. In his 16 years at Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Zupan has held titles such as product manager for software, programmable automation controllers (PACs), controllers and human-machine interfaces (HMIs), senior marketing manager, and director of corporate marketing. Since his start the organization has grown significantly not only in revenue but also in process improvements, marketing technology adoption and capabilities.

“I have asked Sloan Zupan to lead the Marketing department as the Senior Director of Corporate Marketing,” said Milton Coleman, senior vice president of sales and marketing at Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. “Sloan has been with the organization for 16 years and has held many positions within Marketing, which makes him the ideal person to drive Marketing’s innovation and transformation.”

“Mitsubishi Electric Automation’s vision is to be the most customer and market centric supplier,” said Sloan Zupan. “We want to drive deeper engagement and create greater value in our relationships with customers. The Marketing organization plays a key role in the fulfillment of this vision.”

— About Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc.

Headquartered in Vernon Hills, Ill., Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. is a U.S. affiliate company of Mitsubishi Electric Corporation. It offers a broad product portfolio including programmable automation controllers (PAC), programmable logic controllers (PLC), human machine interfaces (HMI), variable frequency drives (VFD), servo amplifiers and motors, control software, computerized numerical controllers (CNC), motion controllers, robots and low-voltage power distribution products. Additional information about Mitsubishi Electric Automation is available at

— About Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

With more than 100 years of experience in providing reliable, high-quality products, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (TOKYO: 6503) is a recognized world leader in the manufacture, marketing, and sales of electrical and electronic equipment used in information processing and communications, space development and satellite communications, consumer electronics, industrial technology, energy, transportation, and building equipment. Mitsubishi Electric enriches society with technology in the spirit of its “Changes for the Better.” The company recorded a revenue of 5,003.6 billion yen (U.S.$ 37.3 billion*) in the fiscal year ended March 31, 2023. For more information, please visit

*U.S. dollar amounts are translated from yen at the rate of \134=U.S.$1, the approximate rate on the Tokyo Foreign Exchange Market on March 31, 2023

— About Mitsubishi Electric Factory Automation Business Group

Offering a vast range of automation and processing technologies, including controllers, drive products, power distribution and control products, electrical discharge machines, laser processing machines, computerized numerical controllers, and industrial robots, Mitsubishi Electric helps bring higher productivity – and quality – to the factory floor. In addition, our extensive networks around the globe provide direct communication and comprehensive support to customers. The global slogan "Automating the World" shows the company's approach to leverage automation for the betterment of society, through the application of advanced technology, sharing know-how and supporting customers as a trusted partner. For more about the story behind "Automating the World" please visit:

— About e-F@ctory

e-F@ctory is Mitsubishi Electric's integrated concept to build reliable and flexible manufacturing systems that enable users to achieve many of their high speed, information driven manufacturing aspirations. Through its partner solution activity, the e-F@ctory Alliance, and its work with open network associations such as The CC-Link Partners Association (CLPA), users can build comprehensive solutions based on a wide ranging "best in class" principle.
In summary, e-F@ctory and the e-F@ctory Alliance enable customers to achieve integrated manufacturing but still retain the ability to choose the most optimal suppliers and solutions.

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Pam Summers
Marketing Communications Manager
Mitsubishi Electric Automation
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