Industrial automation and digital transformation company Rockwell Automation has appointed Mariya Prempeh as country manager for Singapore, effective immediately.
Mariya will be responsible for the company’s business operations and direct sales in the country. She reports to Marcelo Tarkieltaub, regional director for Southeast Asia, Rockwell Automation.
Prior to joining Rockwell Automation, she was the Singapore general manager for Leica Geosystems, part of Hexagon. At Leica Geosystems, she was responsible for creating a diverse high-performing team and helping the company achieve strong financial growth.
Mariya was also formerly with Hilti Corporation, a multinational company that develops, manufactures, and markets products for the construction, building maintenance, energy and manufacturing industries.
“I aim to leverage my expertise to strengthen the team’s capabilities and accelerate our growth in Singapore, tapping into the growing demand for smart manufacturing solutions,” said Prempeh.
“According to a Deloitte report, Singapore is the second most prepared country for automation, ranking behind Australia and ahead of Japan. This makes Singapore such an important market for us in Southeast Asia, contributing significantly to our business across Asia and worldwide,” said Marcelo Tarkieltaub.
“We are excited to have Mariya on board as we further strengthen our position and cater to the region’s rising demand for advanced manufacturing solutions. Mariya’s strong capabilities in leading country operations and nurturing high-performing teams, as well as her knowledge across various tech sectors, will help us expand our presence in the region,” concluded Tarkieltaub.