Miyachi Unitek promotes Fawcett to president/CEO

July 10, 2012
David Fawcett, EVP/COO of Miyachi's European operations, is tabbed as president and CEO of laser systems supplier Miyachi Unitek.

Monrovia, CA -- Miyachi Unitek Corp., a manufacturer of laser welding equipment and laser systems, has appointed David Fawcett as president and CEO, responsible for "deliver[ing] competitive business plans that can continue the growth and development" of the company and its group organization.

Fawcett first worked with Miyachi as a manager at ACAL, a UK-based distributor (formerly Townsend Coates) of Miyachi products (Miyachi Unitek, Miyachi Europe, and Miyachi Group). When Miyachi bought ACAL in 2007 he joined Miyachi Europe, eventually becoming VP of sales, and in 2010 he was promoted to EVP/COO responsible for expanding sales and increasing profits. "Dave has a broad, robust understanding of the Miyachi organization and products, [bringing] a wealth of experience and expertise in leadership, business development, and operational management," stated Jack Lantz, outgoing President & CEO. "Coupled with his passion for customer care, these qualities set him up to contribute greatly to the sales and success of MUC."
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