Jürgen von Hollen named president at Universal RobotsDenmark – Von Hollen was most recently the executive president of the Engineering Solutions Division, which includes the Automation and Controls business of Bilfinger SE, in Mannheim, Germany. There he was responsible for a global staff of nearly 10,000 and annual sales in excess of €1.0 billion. Von Hollen began his career with Daimler-Benz aerospace and held senior management roles at Daimler-Chrysler Services, Deutsche Telecom and Pentair.

"I am excited to join Universal Robots as they work to fundamentally reshape automation across the global economy," said Mr von Hollen. "…I look forward to working with our worldwide distributors, partners, and customers in the days ahead to realize the full potential of collaborative robots."

He succeeds Enrico Krog Iversen who relinquished the post in June 2016 to pursue other interests.