Koh Young Americas Adds Strategic Marketing & Sales Capability


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In a strategic move by the world’s leading True 3D measurement company to further accelerate its growth and continue delivering best-in-class intelligent inspection solutions, Koh Young Americas hired Brent Fischthal for the newly created position of Senior Manager for Americas Marketing and Eastern Regional Sales.

With over 20 years of progressive sales and marketing leadership roles in the global electronics assembly industry, Fischthal was the ideal candidate for the role. He brings industry-focused experience in marketing strategy, sales management, business intelligence, and product management from positions held previously at Panasonic Factory Solutions Company, Philips Assembleon, and Universal Instruments. He holds a B.S. in Marketing from West Virginia University and an M.B.A. from the University of Florida Hough Graduate School of Business.

Fischthal also serves to advance the electronics industry in several capacities, including the SMTA Carolinas Chapter Board of Directors and the SMTA Marketing Committee. He is also on the Assembly Equipment Statistical Committee and the Tradeshow Committee for IPC, a global trade association serving the electronics assembly industry. Additionally, he is an Board of Directors member with MESA International, a global community focused on driving business results from manufacturing information. Together with his application and process knowledge, he has authored several technical whitepapers to support the development of advanced surface mount assembly techniques.

“Our industry-leading 3D measurement technology is undisputed, and our expanding customer list proves the fact. While we continue growing, we are adding key personnel necessary to expand our world-class organization and ensure the highest levels of customer satisfaction,” said Mr. Juan Arango, General Manager, Koh Young Americas. “Adding Brent to the team will galvanize our drive and focus. His capabilities, talents, and leadership will certainly help propel Koh Young forward as we push the leading edge of 3D measurement technology and Industry 4.0 integration. With Brent’s industry experience and customer understanding, we are positioned for even more success in the coming years."

About Koh Young

Koh Young Technology Inc., the leading 3D measurement-based inspection equipment and solutions provider, performs an essential role for quality control and process optimization across a growing set of industries including printed circuit board assembly, semiconductor manufacturing, machining and assembly process manufacturing, and various medical fields. In addition to the corporate headquarters in Seoul, Korea, Koh Young has established sales and support offices in Germany, Japan, Singapore, China, and the United States. The local facilities ensure Koh Young maintains close communication and support with our customers, while providing a global network to support Koh Young Technology users.

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