CAMBRIDGE, ON — ATS Automation Tooling Systems Inc. expanded its board of directors to eight members and appointed Kirsten Lange as a new director.

Lange, a German citizen, has 27 years of business experience in top management and in consulting, across many of the geographies ATS serves. Most recently, she served as a member of the management board of Voith Hydro, where she was responsible for growing the automation and service divisions, and developing new digital business models. Previous to that, Lange spent 22 years with the Boston Consulting Group ("BCG"), based in Munich, Germany, where she worked as a partner and managing director serving over 100 companies in sectors such as machine and plant construction, chemicals, automotive, energy, packaged consumer goods and more. At BCG she spent two years in Shanghai, running the local office and developing the Chinese market. Since 2015 she has served as a member of the board of directors and audit committee of Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG.

Lange graduated from the University of Munich with a degree in journalism and earned a Master of Business Administration from INSEAD/France.

Lange's appointment, which follows a search process, reflects the objective of the board of directors to ensure that the board and its committees are comprised of persons having the knowledge, experience, skills, expertise, and diversity of perspective necessary for effective governance of the Company.

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