Michael has a background in controls and automation with a first class honors degree in Mechatronics Engineering from the University of Sydney and has been working in logistics and automated distribution systems for over 18 years.
As both a controls engineer and project manager, Michael has been involved in the design and implementation of several of the largest automated distribution centres in Asia Pacific. In subsequent consulting, sales and solution development roles, Michael has lead the development of distribution systems for key account customers across the region covering a range of industries including Grocery, General Merchandise, Food & Beverage, Health & Beauty, Manufacturing and Pharmaceuticals.
In 2003, Michael was appointed to a regional position in Singapore to work with customers throughout Asia on the development and planning of distribution and order fulfillment solutions. Since then he has played a key role in the successful establishment of Dematic’s distribution systems business in the region, with the development of a number of new key accounts including several of the major retailers and distributors in Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Taiwan and Korea.
In his current position as Director, Michael has responsibility for Dematic’s systems sales activities across a region encompassing ASEAN, Taiwan, Korea and India.
Michael is a well respected speaker and has given a number of industry and educational seminars around the ASEAN region. He has also contributed articles on a regular basis to regional supply chain publications. His strong technical background, industry experience and hands-on approach to solution development are highly valued by our customers.