MCLEAN, VA — The Association For Manufacturing Technology formed a new organizational structure for its international operations.
Xingbin Li, previously AMT general manager of China, was appointed international director of the Asia/Pacific Region.
Carlos Mortera, previously AMT general manager of Mexico, was appointed international director of the Latin America Region.
With the retirements of AMT Global Services Director Knox Johnstone and AMT Global Services Director Mario Winterstein, both based in McLean, Va., the new internationally-based team will assume responsibility for marketing, members’ business facilitation and operations.
Li’s oversight of the Asia/Pacific region includes AMT’s two technical centers in Shanghai, China and Chennai, India. Li will also be responsible for engaging AMT members in the U.S. and guiding them through the process of evaluating and planning how to market their respective products within the Asia region, as well as facilitating market entry and participation through a variety of channels. Li has been with AMT for more than 20 years after a stint with China National Machine Tool Corp. He graduated from Beijing University and holds a master’s degree from the University of Buffalo.
Mortera’s oversight of the Latin America region includes AMT’s two technical centers in Monterrey, Mexico and Sorocaba, Brazil.
Mortera will continue to facilitate AMT member participation throughout the region, increase focus on the Brazilian market, as well as oversee the development of a new AMT members’ demonstration area at FACENS, an engineering university, also located in Sorocaba. Mortera has been with AMT for more than 12 years and has spent his entire professional career in the manufacturing sector, with experience in both Mexico and Brazil. He graduated from the TEC de Monterrey (AMT’s partnering organization in Mexico).
Both Mortera and Li will report to Steve Lesnewich, AMT's vice president of global services.
For more information, visit www.AMTonline.org.