Tuesday, February 2, 2021
Head of Technical Training & Education, U.S.
FESTO Didactic Inc.
Young professionals in the Greater Cincinnati region are invited to attend the virtual EACC Young Professionals Executive Insights event on February 2 featuring Andreas Brockmann, Head of Technical Training & Education U.S., FESTO Didactic Inc.
Please note this event will be held virtually using Microsoft Teams.
Andreas Brockmann started with FESTO in June 2017 as the Head of Technical Training & Education, U.S. He previously worked in the Engineering Division at York Technical College in Rock Hill, SC as the Department Chair in Industrial Maintenance Technology, Mechatronic & Welding. For the Mechatronic Department he created a very unique Associate Degree based on the needs of the industry partners in the Charlotte, NC area.
Andreas has over 32 years’ experience in automation with a degree in Mechanical Engineering and an Apprenticeship Instructor certification from IHK/AHK. He started his career in a German apprenticeship program in 1983. He is an active board member of the Workforce Investment Board, Butler, Clermont, Warren County (Area 12) OH, member of the Examination Board of Mechatronic Technician of the German American Chamber of Commerce of the Midwest, Active member and Past President at Rotary Int. Lancaster South Carolina.
About Festo Didactic
Festo Didactic is a world-leading provider of equipment and solutions for industrial education. Festo Didactic designs and implements learning centres and laboratories, educational equipment and programs that train people to perform in highly dynamic and complex industrial environments. The goal is to maximize learning success in educational institutions and industrial companies around the globe.
Locally, Festo Didactic's Learning Center Midwest is located at the Festo Regional Service Center in Mason. In August 2016, Festo Didactic, in partnership with Sinclair Community College and supported by TechSolve, launched a 2-year Mechatronics Apprenticeship program piloting a first cohort of apprentices. The program combines mechanical and electrical engineering, controls engineering and computer science. The mechatronic technicians are awarded an Associate Degree and are able to work as: Maintenance Technician, Automation Specialist, Service Technician, and/or Manufacturing Technician. The programs first cohort graduated in June 2018.
Festo Didactic is part of the Festo Group, which is a leading worldwide supplier of automation technology and equipemnt and solution provider for industrial and technical education. Company headquarters are located in Esslingen, Germany.
Click Here to Learn More about FESTO Didactic.
About the Executive Insights Series:
The Executive Insight Series offers exclusive events where young professionals have the opportunity to connect with top-level global business executives in the Greater Cincinnati region. Attendees have the opportunity to hear the featured executive share his or her career journey, while also discussing professional development, career success, and what it means to be a future global leader. Each event also includes a question and answer session.
Who are the EACC Young Professionals?
The Young Professionals of the EACC are dynamic, internationally-minded 21-35 year old individuals, who connect with European business and culture through a series of social and professional development events.