6 March 2008

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Bentley Systems, Inc., appointed Edward Mueller to chief marketing officer.

Advanced Technology Services, Inc., the a managed services provider of production equipment maintenance, IT infrastructure support, and industrial parts repair for manufacturers, appointed Joseph A. Pycz to vice president of operations.

Schneider Electric appointed 20-year automation sales and marketing veteran Claude Desormiers to global marketing director, Oil and Gas Segment, whereby he will develop automation solutions for current and prospective oil and gas customers in Canada and around the world.

Aaron Aleithe is the new vice president and general manager of low-voltage drives at ABB Inc., Automation Products, based in New Berlin, Wis. Aleithe will serve as a member of the ABB Global LV Drives Business Unit, and as a member of the North America Automation Products Division management team, working closely with the Power & Control sales and channel management teams in the U.S.

Honeywell appointed Norman Gilsdorf to vice president and general manager for Honeywell Process Solutions operations in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. Gilsdorf was formerly senior vice president and general manager of UOP LLC's Process Technology and Equipment business unit and replaces Paul Orzeske, who now leads the integration of Honeywell's acquisition of hand-held products.

Tecumseh Products Company appointed Edwin L. Buker chairman of the company's Board of Directors. David Risley, previous Chairman of the Board will assume the role of lead director.

The Illinois Manufacturers' Association named Ron Bullock chairman until 2010. Bullock is the owner and chairman of Bison Gear & Engineering Corp. of St. Charles, Ill.