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Union Switch & Signal appoints two VPs

Union Switch & Signal (US&S) recently named John Donlon vice president, sales and marketing. He will be responsible for implementing strategic initiatives aimed at increasing sales and expanding market opportunities.

"John’s vast sales and marketing experience in the process automation and manufacturing environment will definitely be an asset to US&S," said Ken Burk, president and chief executive officer, in a prepared statement. "His experience in international marketing and business development will also help bolster our position in the market as we continue to strengthen our position in Asia and Europe."

Before joining US&S, Donlon was CEO of Image Guide Inc., a GE Medical Systems funded start-up company in the process of commercializing image-guided robotic surgery systems. He also has served in various sales executive level positions at Alstom Automation Systems, Honeywell, Elsag-Bailey and ABB.

Also: US&S recently created an Advanced Technology Group to research new technologies and their potential application to the rail transportation industry, and named Jeremy Hill VP of the organization. Previously, Hill served as VP of marketing and product management.

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