Mar. 18, 2020
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International Federation of Robotics elects Milton Guerry as new President

  • from left to right: Armin Schlenk, Chairman IFR Marcom Group; Milton Guerry, IFR President; Susanne Bieller, IFR General Secretaryfrom left to right: Armin Schlenk, Chairman IFR Marcom Group; Milton Guerry, IFR President; Susanne Bieller, IFR General Secretary

The Executive Board of the International Federation of Robotics (IFR) elected Milton Guerry of SCHUNK USA as new President. Klaus Koenig of KUKA Robotics has been appointed as IFR´s new Vice President. Milton succeeds Steven Wyatt (ABB, Switzerland), who is leaving ABB. Steven held the rotating post of President since December 2019 and prior to that served on a two-year term as IFR´s Vice President.

Milton Guerry heads the SCHUNK USA team as its President based in Morrisville, North Carolina. He joined SCHUNK in 2000 and has held various leadership roles, assuming his current role as President in 2007. Milton is a member of the Robotic Industries Association’s (RIA) Board of Directors. He began his career in the automotive industry in a number of engineering and technical functions.

Klaus Koenig serves as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of KUKA´s Robotics division based in Augsburg, Germany. He joined KUKA AG in July 2017 as Chief Operating Officer (COO). Before, he had held various leadership positions in the German automotive industry. During his career he also took on international jobs, with multi-year assignments operating out of Canada and Italy. Klaus holds a degree in mechanical engineering from the University RWTH in Aachen, Germany.

Contact

IFR International Federation of Robotics
Lyoner Straße 18
60528 Frankfurt
Germany
Phone: +49 69 6603-1697
Telefax: +49 69 6603-2697

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