Teradyne names Ujjwal Kumar as new group president



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Teradyne’s robotics group consists of Common Robots (UR), which makes collaborative robots (cobots). | Supply: Teradyne

Teradyne named Ujjwal Kumar because the Group President of Teradyne Robotics. Kumar’s 25-year profession has spanned a number of industries and main multinational companies, together with Basic Motors, Basic Electrical, and Honeywell.

The Teradyne Robotics Group consists of Common Robots (UR) and Cell Industrial Robots (MiR) that construct human-scale robotics, designed to work alongside individuals to carry out duties which might be boring, soiled, and even harmful. UR is the market chief within the work cell collaborative robotics market and MiR is a frontrunner in autonomous cell robotics (AMRs).

Kumar succeeds Greg Smith who was promoted to Teradyne’s CEO in February this 12 months.

“We’re thrilled to welcome Ujjwal Kumar to Teradyne,” Smith stated. “He’s a confirmed chief with a distinguished observe file of scaling companies. His deep expertise in automation and industrial software program, mixed with broad experiences in a number of industrial end-markets will speed up Teradyne’s technique to be probably the most progressive participant in manufacturing and warehouse automation.”


Ujjwal Kumar, the brand new Teradyne Group President. | Supply: LinkedIn

Kumar commented, “Human-scale robotics has the potential to basically rework manufacturing and logistics. I’m trying ahead to leveraging Teradyne’s present market management positions and increasing our served markets organically in addition to by strategic acquisitions, to drive the transformation of the commercial automation area.” Kumar continued, “It’s an honor to affix the extremely entrepreneurial Teradyne Robotics staff and assist drive the following chapter of our development.”