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Kevin McMillen promoted to head Yokogawa's North American business

March 29, 2021

Yokogawa announced that Kevin McMillen has been promoted to head the company's North American business. McMillen will strategically align efforts to drive a stronger sustainability focus, working with a range of industries toward the company’s goals of achieving net zero emissions, ensuring well-being of people, and transitioning to a circular economy.

McMillen brings deep experience in industrial automation, control and digital transformation to further develop Yokogawa’s 60-year-old North American business. For many years, Yokogawa’s pioneering spirit has harnessed advances in hardware and software to deliver a brighter future. This future is under-pinned by a commitment placing equal focus on our planet, people, and profit. In North America, Yokogawa’s “innovate forward” philosophy anticipates and solves tomorrow’s challenges through an expansive industrial automation and digitalization portfolio consisting of state-of-the-art measurement, control and optimization products and services.

Read a Q&A with Kevin McMillen on ControlDesign.com

"The energy transition is challenging the relevance of many industries, and driving many businesses to re-evaluate their strategies in alignment with the direction of society and emerging technologies,” McMillen says. “Yokogawa is committed to supporting a much needed transition across all forms of energy production, to a more sustainable landscape, and enabling a higher quality of life for our present and future societies."

Since 2016, McMillen served as vice president of System Sales for North America. He received his B.B.A in Management & Accounting from Marshall University.