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Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. Promotes Milton Coleman to Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing

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Vernon Hills, IL - September 15, 2021

Milton Coleman to lead regional sales, product marketing, and corporate marketing for the organization

Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. is announcing the promotion of Milton Coleman to senior vice president of sales and marketing. Coleman has nearly thirty years of experience in the automation industry, and previously held the position of vice president of sales at the company. In his new role, Coleman will focus on improving alignment between sales and marketing.

Before joining Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Coleman spent 23 years at Bosch Rexroth. He started his career as a product specialist and application engineer for the linear motion group, and assumed roles with increasing responsibility including product manager, distribution sales manager, and manager of sales and product management. In 2010, Coleman moved to the position of regional sales manager for factory automation where he added Bosch Rexroth electric drives, controls and servos to his product portfolio. In 2012 he assumed the role of regional vice president of sales. In this position he led a team of sales and application engineers focused on factory automation and hydraulic technologies and developed successful growth strategies for key accounts in the northeast, southeast and southwest regions.

"Milton spent the first 10 years of his career in product marketing, and by his own admission, it is his true passion," said Scott Summerville, president and CEO of Mitsubishi Electric Automation. "However, Milton will be the first to tell you that his experience in product marketing has made him a better sales leader and that the functions support one another, making the need for optimal alignment paramount."


— About Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc.

Headquartered in Vernon Hills, Ill., Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc., offers a wide range of factory automation productssolutionstraining and support services for the industrial and commercial sectors. A U.S. affiliate company of Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, Mitsubishi Electric Automation represents more than 75 years’ experience in the automation industry. A broad product portfolio includes programmable logic controllers (PLC), human machine interfaces (HMI), invertersservo amplifiers and motorscontrol software, computerized numerical control (CNC), circuit breakersrobots and motion controllers. The company takes its solutions on the road with the 53-foot long Solutions in Motion mobile showroom that appears at tradeshows, training seminars and other events across North America. Additional information about Mitsubishi Electric Automation is available at us.mitsubishielectric.com/fa/en.

In addition to factory automation, Mitsubishi Electric US group companies’ principal businesses include semiconductor devices, automotive electrical components, elevators and escalators, heating and cooling products, electric utility products, and large-scale video displays for stadiums and arenas. Mitsubishi Electric US group companies have 38 locations throughout North America with approximately 4,000 employees.

— Media Contact

Pam Summers
Marketing Communications Manager
Mitsubishi Electric Automation
Pam.Summers@meau.com
+1 (847) 478-2415