New Head of European Market Region at GF Machining Solutions

Feb 3, 2016 3:02 PM

As of January 2016, Antonio Faccio has been appointed new Head of European Market Region at GF Machining Solutions, a division of GF. Bernhard Kasper, who held this position for over 5 years, will retire in Summer 2016.

After serving GF Machining Solutions for 30 years, Bernhard Kasper will go into retirement as of 31 August 2016. He joined GF as Sales Engineer for AGIE Losone, Switzerland, and successively held the positions of Market Responsible and Division Manager. Since 2000, he has been Head of the European Market Region and supervised eight sales companies.
Pascal Boillat, Head of GF Machining Solutions, says: “Thanks to his dedicated work, Bernhard Kasper has been playing an outstanding role in the successful development of GF Machining Solutions in Europe. We warmly thank Bernhard Kasper for his many years of valuable contribution and wish him all the best.”

Antonio Faccio, former Head of GF Machining Solutions Italy, holds a degree in mechanical engineering and has an excellent expertise in computer numerical control. In 1998, he joined FANUC Italia, and swiftly moved from the application field to the sales area. Since 2011, Antonio Faccio has been in charge of the GF Machining Solutions sales company in Italy, and successfully developed the Italian market. “Thanks to his profound professional experience, he will bring the right dynamism to further develop this important region”, says Pascal Boillat, Head of GF Machining Solutions.

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