EK AUTOMATION: Chris Price becomes new Managing Director in UK

E&K AUTOMATION Ltd, the English branch of the German transport robotics specialist E&K AUTOMATION GmbH, is starting the second half of the year with a new Managing Director. From July 1, 2020, Chris Price (48) will join our team. We are very pleased that we have been able to gain such a proven industry expert for our UK business.


Chris Price has previously worked for some of the largest and most renowned companies in the transport and intralogistics industry and has more than 20 years of experience in this segment. The experienced manager, who has helped various national and international companies to success during his professional life, will be supported in his new position by Mike Burke, who has been with EK AUTOMATION in the UK for 34 years, and MD for the last eight. He will continue to support the business as Operations Director and be responsible for project management and existing customer business in the UK.  Mike, who is currently Vice President of the Automated Material Handling Systems Association (AMHSA), is looking forward to working with the new Managing Director. Chris Price emphasises: "I am delighted to be taking over the management of such a respected and established transport automation specialist and to help EK AUTOMATION's UK business reach new heights".


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