Mason, Ohio – November 22, 2013 – Makino announces the appointment of Carlos Eduardo Ibrahim to the position of Latin America managing director. Ibrahim, who is based in São Paulo, Brazil, joined Makino in August and is slated to lead expansion efforts for Makino in the Latin American market, increasing product and service availability.
“The Brazilian market is the largest in South America, and its economy is one of the fastest growing in the world,” said Ibrahim. “I’m excited to be leading Makino’s expansion efforts from Brazil as its manufacturing industry continues to experience growth. Makino has built a widespread reputation for high-performance machining solutions that enable manufacturers to compete and succeed globally. We are looking forward to enabling South American manufacturers to enhance their capabilities and ultimately help them to achieve the highest level of success.”
Ibrahim has spent over 23 years working within the machine tool industry, leading national sales, distribution and training. He received his master’s degree in business administration from Fundação Getúlio Vargas in São Paulo, Brazil. Ibrahim also holds a postgraduate degree in industrial management from the Universidade de São Paulo, a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Universidade Metodista de Piracicaba, and a bachelor’s degree in process engineering from Faculdade de tecnologia de Sorocaba. He is fluent in his native Portuguese, English and Spanish.
A world leader in advanced CNC machining centers, Makino is committed to providing high-performance, leading-edge machining technologies and innovative engineered process solutions that enable manufacturers to focus on making what matters. Makino offers a wide range of high-precision metal-cutting and EDM machinery, including horizontal machining centers, vertical machining centers, 5-axis machining centers, graphite machining centers, and wire and Ram EDMs. Makino’s flexible automation solutions provide reduced labor costs and increased throughput in a variety of production volumes and designs. Makino’s engineering services offers industry-leading expertise for even the most challenging applications across all industries. For more information, call 1-800-552-3288 or visit makino.com.
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