Forming Technologies Hire Managing Director for China
BURLINGTON, ON, Canada, October 27, 2014 Forming Technologies Inc. (FTI), the world’s leading developer of software for the design, simulation, and costing of sheet metal components announced today the hiring of a Managing Director for China. Mr. Jerry Zhu based in Guangzhou, China, will play a key role in deploying FTI solutions as well as offer local support in the role of a preferred systems integrator for the Chinese market place.
“The latest development is due to the rapid growth in the region, especially in the automotive, consumer products, and electronics industries” states Michael Gallagher, VP of Sales and Marketing, Forming Technologies. The growth FTI is experiencing in the Chinese marketplace is a testimonial to the strong product line up of our FormingSuite and Catia based solutions. Our expansion is directly related to our ability to provide the latest developments in technological advancements to reduce time and material costs for our clients.”
Jerry Zhu, Managing Director for China Operations, has over 15 years of sales\sales management experience and working with senior management with many industry leaders throughout China. Prior to joining FTI, Jerry has worked for IBM and Oracle managing channels and sales teams to expand their initiatives throughout China. Jerry has a degree in Physics as well as a degree in Management Science from Sun Yat-San University and Anhui Fuyang Normal University of China. Jerry is responsible for managing the China business and driving the success of this important market for FTI.
About Forming Technologies
Forming Technologies Incorporated (FTI) is the world’s leading developer of computer aided engineering software for design, and simulation of sheet metal components. Since 1989, FTI has provided OEMs and suppliers in the automotive, aerospace, and appliance industries with innovative software and training solutions designed to reduce development time and material costs. FTI has trained over 15,000 engineers in Formability and Die Design and is considered the Best in Class around the world for their industry training programs. FTI and it’s global network of business partners provide sales and technical support to customers in more than 35 countries. For more information, please visit the company’s website ( www.forming.com)