C/D/H adds life science expertise to governing board: Grand Rapids-based C/D/H Wednesday announced that Bryon Campbell, CIO of the Van Andel Institute, will help shape the company’s strategic direction as its newest board member. Campbell brings life science industry expertise, as well as strong education, leadership and management skills to the technology consulting company’s governing board. Campbell has been with VAI since 2000 and is an internal review board member responsible for implementing, managing and enforcing security directives as mandated by HIPAA. For three years, Campbell served on the board of directors for the Great Lakes Bioinformatics Consortium, an organization created for the advancement and collaboration of experts in the field of advanced bioinformatics and to foster knowledge sharing with universities and private industry. Campbell was the co-director of bioinformatics for the Michigan Life Sciences Corridor, where he provided leadership for the Core Technology Alliance. Campbell also directed and managed bioinformatics on behalf of the Michigan Center for Biological Information, west and southwest portions of Michigan. Campbell received his Master of Science and Ph.D. in Computer Science from Louisiana’s Southwest University. Campbell studied computer science and mathematics at Western Michigan University, where he received his Bachelor of Science degree. Campbell joins Carol Blundy, Dale Robertson and Keith Dierking as outside directors on C/D/H’s board. C/D/H is a technology consulting firm celebrating 20 years of service to clients across Michigan. The firm has offices in Royal Oak and Grand Rapids, from which it provides clients with consulting services in collaboration, infrastructure, access and identity management and project management. C/D/H is certified as a Microsoft Gold Infrastructure Partner, a Novell Platinum Partner and also has earned top levels of certification with VMware, Citrix and Cisco Systems. For more information visit www.cdh.com.

Bruce Potts Joins KMT Robotic Solutions as CFO: Auburn Hills-based KMT Robotic Solutions this week announced the appointment of Bruce Potts to the position of CFO. In his new role, Potts will oversee KMT Robotic Solutions’ global financial and accounting activities. Potts, who’s been involved in industrial automation marketing since 1982, has held various positions including being one of the original employees of GMF Robotics (now Fanuc Robotics), and served as their CFO. While at Fanuc Potts also interfaced with Robotic Production Technology Inc. (now KMT Robotic Solutions) in his role as General Manager of Fanuc’s Industrial Division, and was the president of Fanuc Robotics’ European operations for four years. He worked since then as CFO for an international paint finishing robotics firm and helped found another start-up in the residential composite building materials market as CFO and VP of Operations. KMT Robotic Solutions was formed in December of 2006 with the union of KMT Cutting Systems in Ronneby, Sweden and Robotic Production Technology in Auburn Hills. KMT Robotic Solutions has more than 3,500 robots installed around the world and more than 25 years experience developing, designing, building, servicing and supporting robotic cutting, trimming and cleaning systems for manufacturing customers. More at www.kmtrobotic.com.

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