Rockwell Automation promotes Mariya Prempeh to oversee operations in Singapore, Malaysia and Brunei

  • The promotion underscores Rockwell's commitment to regional growth
  • Prempeh will oversee business operations and direct sales in the three countries

Rockwell Automation promotes Mariya Prempeh to oversee operations in Singapore, Malaysia and Brunei

Rockwell Automation, the company dedicated to industrial automation and digital transformation, has announced the promotion of Mariya Prempeh (pic) as country manager, Singapore, Malaysia and Brunei, expanding her current role from Singapore. 

In her new capacity, Prempeh will be responsible for the company’s business operations and direct sales in these countries, reporting to Marcelo Tarkieltaub, regional director for Southeast Asia, Rockwell Automation. 

This move signifies Rockwell’s commitment to growth in the region.

Prempeh will lead strategic initiatives in key industries, focusing on life sciences, semiconductors, water, wastewater, oil and gas, food and beverage, and consumer packaged goods across Singapore, Malaysia, and Brunei.

“I am honored to lead Rockwell’s operations in Singapore, Malaysia, and Brunei. As we enhance Rockwell's market presence, our focus is to collaborate with our customers and provide leading-edge research and development. By building diverse and dynamic teams across the region, we can best meet the needs of our customers. This approach aligns with our commitment to ensuring that Rockwell stands out as a leader in innovation and talent development across Southeast Asia”, said Prempeh.

Established in Singapore since 1991, Rockwell Automation serves as the Asia Pacific and Southeast Asia headquarters, with facilities including large-scale manufacturing facilities. It offers a range of solutions including The Connected Enterprise®, manufacturing execution systems, smart manufacturing systems, and human-machine interface, and smart devices such as in-cabinet modular I/O and independent cart technology. 

“The adoption of advanced manufacturing technologies, such as automation, IoT, and the latest smart manufacturing revolution, are reshaping the manufacturing landscape and improving efficiency. According to our State of Smart Manufacturing Report, close to half (44%) of APAC manufacturers plan to adopt smart manufacturing within the next year.  This makes Malaysia and Singapore important markets for us in Southeast Asia and we are confident that with Mariya’s leadership, Rockwell will foster strong partnerships, drive innovation, and deliver outstanding results in these diverse markets,” said Marcelo Tarkieltaub, regional director, Southeast Asia, Rockwell Automation.


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