GF Machining Solutions, Switzerland, has appointed Ivan Filisetti as its new President and member of the Executive Committee by the Board of Directors. Filisetti will assume the position as of July 1, 2020, when current President, Pascal Boillat, retires.
Filisetti, a dual citizen of Switzerland and Italy, graduated as a mechanical engineer in automation and robotics in Italy in 1989. From 1990 to 2000, he served in several management positions at Agie in Losone, Switzerland, part of GF Machining Solutions.
After eight years as Production & Logistics Manager, as well as Operations and Division Manager in two European machine tool companies, he joined GF Machining Solutions again in 2009. As Vice President for Operations, Filisetti assumed global responsibility for the production and R&D activities of the division.
GF stated that under the leadership of Pascal Boillat, the company developed into a global manufacturer of machine tools with a strong focus on digitalisation and new technologies. The Board of Directors and the Executive Committee thanked Boillat for his outstanding work and exceptional commitment to GF and wish him all the best for the future.