Yokogawa UK Ltd appoints Nigel Bowden as Managing Director

Yokogawa is pleased to announce the appointment of Nigel Bowden as Managing Director for its UK operations, succeeding Simon Rogers who has become Global Lead for Yokogawa’s Advanced Solutions business.

Nigel, a graduate Electrical/Electronic Engineer has over thirty years’ experience of defining and implementing manufacturing execution and plant information management systems. He combines the grounded principles of an engineering background with a high degree of commercial flair and strong leadership skills. In his new role, Nigel wants to extend Yokogawa’s profile in the UK automation market leveraging Yokogawa’s co-innovation value proposition to bring world class automation and information management solutions to UK customers.

Nigel commented: “I am delighted to be taking on the role of Managing Director.
“Our focus is to co-innovate with our customers to create solutions to continuously improve their bottom line. We have a global reputation for leading edge industrial automation technology with a strong focus on quality, and I am looking forward to building upon Yokogawa’s successes in the UK and Ireland.”

Nigel brings in-depth experience from his previous role as Managing Director of Yokogawa Marex Limited, where he created a Global Centre of Excellence for Yokogawa’s production management software solutions. He will utilise this expertise in developing Yokogawa’s Advanced Solutions in the UK.

About Yokogawa UK
Yokogawa United Kingdom Ltd., part of the global Yokogawa Electric Corporation, is a supplier of enterprise technology solutions to the process, manufacturing and utility sectors. The company is a technology and market leader in instrumentation and control, and holds many key patents and national and international approvals. Yokogawa United Kingdom's offices are located in Runcorn and Aberdeen.