Douglas Elder Named CEO of Automation Engineering Incorporated

Accomplished and Versatile Executive Leader to Drive Global Growth

November 15, 2012 08:00 AM Eastern Time

AEI BostonWILMINGTON, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Douglas Elder has joined Automation Engineering Incorporated (AEi), a global supplier of high precision automation systems, as chief executive officer. Elder brings over 25 years of experience in leading dynamic and result-oriented teams who develop and engineer electronic equipment globally.

According to AEi Business Development and Chief Technology Officer Andre By, “We are very pleased to welcome Douglas to the AEi team. His strong international background and significant experience in sales, marketing and operations can help us meet the increasing demand for our highly flexible camera module active alignment and assembly platform,” concluded By.

AEi CEO Doug Elder adds, “I joined AEi because of their market leading technology and the tremendous potential for the future. I am looking forward to continuing to set the industry standard for flexible automation platforms while significantly growing AEi’s business,” Elder concluded.

Elder’s most recent employment was as president and CEO of Boston Semi Equipment group where he grew the company to over 50 employees and 26 million in revenue. Prior to that, he held multiple executive positions at Teradyne. Elder holds an Executive Master of Business Administration from George Washington University and a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science with minors in electrical engineering and math from Union College.

About AEi

AEi is a leading supplier of high-precision, flexible automation systems across the automotive, consumer products, optoelectronics, medical devices, aerospace & defense, and other markets. AEi provides comprehensive design for manufacturing, complete turnkey automated manufacturing stations and lines, process development and pre-production build services. For more information on AEi’s precision automation systems, visit