Christine Benz has been named Head of TruServices and Smart Services at TRUMPF Inc. effective October 1, 2021.
Christine Benz Named Head of TruServices and Smart Services at TRUMPF Inc.
FARMINGTON, Conn., October 18, 2021 – Christine Benz has been named Head of TruServices and Smart Services at TRUMPF Inc. effective October 1, 2021. In this role, Benz will report to Burke Doar, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing for TRUMPF Inc.
Benz joined TRUMPF Inc. in 2003 in the laser development department. Following her time as a Laser Development Engineer she held two roles from 2007-2013 in the Customer Services Department, one of which was Manager of Project Engineering. In her most recent role, Benz acted as Training and Development Manager where she was responsible for technical training and employee development. Here she oversaw all aspects of TRUMPF Inc.’s Regional Training Center and led a team that provided customers and employees throughout North America with technical trainings, leadership programs, employee learning and development curricula, and workforce development strategies.
In addition to Benz’s work experience, she holds a bachelor’s degree in precision and micro engineering from the University of Applied Sciences in Munich, Germany, a master’s degree in Technology Management from Central Connecticut State University and a doctorate in organizational leadership from Northcentral University, AZ. Benz is also an acting board member for both Central Connecticut State University’s and Tunxis Community College’s Industrial Advisory Boards as well as a board member for Connecticut Technical Education and Career System.
In her new role, Benz will provide her technical knowledge and management expertise to further develop plans which aim to optimize the use of TRUMPF’s proactive aftersales technology and solution oriented services for customers throughout North America.
The high-technology company TRUMPF offers production solutions in the machine tool and laser sectors. It is driving digital connectivity in manufacturing industry through consulting, platform and software offers. TRUMPF is the world technological and market leader for machine tools used in flexible sheet metal processing, and also for industrial lasers.
In 2019/20 the company – which has about 14,300 employees – achieved sales of 3.8 billion dollars. With over 70 subsidiaries, the TRUMPF Group is represented in nearly all the countries of Europe, North and South America, and Asia. It has production facilities in Germany, France, Great Britain, Italy, Austria, Switzerland, Poland, the Czech Republic, the USA, Mexico, China and Japan. For more information about TRUMPF go to www.trumpf.com