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WAGO appoints new MD for UK and Ireland

08 April 2015

Tony Hoyle, formerly Measurement Products General Manager (UK and Ireland) at ABB Ltd., will have overall responsibility for the company's activities in the UK and Ireland. 

He succeeds Gordon Smith who has announced his retirement after overseeing the company's strong growth since its formation in 1992.  Gordon will however, work with Tony in a joint management capacity until the middle of 2015. 

In addition to his time at ABB, Tony has held senior management, sales and marketing posts at some of the world's leading technology providers including Danfoss, Siemens and Telemecaniqe.  He has considerable experience in a number of key sectors including water treatment, processing and factory automation.  

Commenting on his new role, he said "WAGO was a leading innovator in interconnection technology when it was formed almost 70 years ago.  Its focus is, of course, considerably broader now.  Our mission is to offer a comprehensive range of truly innovative automation technology solutions for industrial and building services customers throughout the UK and Ireland. 

"I look forward to working with WAGO and building on the considerable success which Gordon and his team have achieved."

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