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Robotics maker hires BD manager

Kitchener-based Clearpath Robotics looking for commercialization in materials handling industry

April 29, 2014
by MM&D Online Staff

Kitchener, Ontario—Clearpath Robotics has hired Bill Torrens as Senior Business Development Manager for Industrial Applications. This role will focus on commercializing Clearpath’s solutions in the global materials handling industry.

“Mobile robots are on the rise in manufacturing, so it is a perfect time for Clearpath to enter the market,” said Matt Rendall, CEO at Clearpath Robotics. “We are thrilled to have Bill Torrens join our team. His 20 years of experience in materials handling automation and mobile robotics commercialization brings with it a deep understanding of what makes the industry tick. We’re excited to launch valuable new products into the materials handling automation sector under his guidance.”

Torrens is a business development professional with over 20 years of direct sales and marketing experience in automation, robotics and industrial equipment. Bill’s industry knowledge and passion for robotics will serve as a foundation for his anticipated success at Clearpath Robotics.

Clearpath Robotics, a global provider of unmanned vehicle robotics for research and development, is dedicated to automating the world’s dullest, dirtiest, and deadliest jobs. The company serves over 30 countries worldwide in academic, corporate, industrial, and military environments.