Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) May 28, 2014
Okuma America Corporation, a world leader in CNC machine tools, is pleased to announce the promotion of Julie Murphy, to Director of Marketing effective April 1, 2014. She will be responsible for marketing activities in the Western Hemisphere including strategic development to meet the corporate sales, market share and profitability objectives, in addition to working with the global marketing team to ensure worldwide brand consistency.
Murphy has served as Marketing Manager since joining Okuma America Corporation in December 2008.
Okuma America Corporation has seen significant changes in the strategic marketing direction of the company under Murphy’s leadership. “Since Julie joined Okuma America Corporation, the level of professionalism and quality of our marketing reach and effectiveness in the CNC machine tool industry has grown significantly. We are excited about the future of our marketing department guided by her expertise,” says Jim King, President & COO, Okuma America Corporation.
Murphy holds an MBA in Marketing from the University of North Carolina, Charlotte and a BS in Marketing from Miami University. She has 20 years of experience in B2B marketing, strategic planning, product development and marketing communications in the manufacturing industry.
About Okuma America Corporation:
Okuma America Corporation is the U.S.-based sales and service affiliate of Okuma Corporation, a world leader in CNC (computer numeric control) machine tools, founded in 1898 in Nagoya, Japan. The company is the industry’s only single-source provider, with the CNC machine, drive, motors, encoders, spindle and CNC control all manufactured by Okuma. Okuma’s innovative and reliable technology, paired with comprehensive, localized service protection, allows users to run continuously with confidence – maximizing profitability. Along with its industry-leading distribution network (largest in the Americas), and Partners in THINC, Okuma facilitates quality, productivity and efficiency, empowering the customer and enabling competitive advantage in today’s demanding manufacturing environment. For more information, visit http://www.okuma.com or follow us on Facebook or Twitter @OkumaAmerica.