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Phoenix Contact appoints new GM for Canada

By DE Staff   

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Roger Hallett tapped to apply engineering, marketing experience to Canadian market.

Phoenix Contact Canada is pleased to announce that Roger Hallett has accepted the position of General Manager, taking on leadership for our Canadian operations. Prior to joining the company, Roger held a series of senior management roles with Festo, Siemens and ABB.

Originally from the UK, Hallett’s international career has involved living and working in Germany, South East Asia, and Japan. After a 5-year posting in Japan, in 2002 Hallett relocated to Canada and became a Canadian citizen in 2007.

Hallett studied Electrical Engineering at Worcester Technical College in the UK. He completed a 4-year engineering apprenticeship program with a UK electrical engineering company as the basis for a career in automation and controls.

According to the company, Hallett has significant expertise in business development and marketing. Not only in North America, but also in international markets, while significantly improving corporate performance and profitability.



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