Nordson Corp. has announced a number of planned changes to the leadership of its Adhesive Dispensing Systems Group, based in Duluth, GA, effective April 5.

George Porter, currently manager of Market Development & Key Accounts, will be promoted to vice president of North American Adhesives Sales and Service, reporting to Peter Lambert, senior vice president, Adhesive Dispensing Systems.

David Titone, director of sales for Nordson EFD, East Providence, RI, will relocate to the Atlanta area and assume the position of director of Business Development and Sales Operations. Titone will assume responsibility for all customer sales, technical service and inside sales. He will also lead Nordson’s market development team.

John Schnarr, currently general manager at Nordson Canada Ltd., will relocate to the Atlanta area for his promotion to director of Strategic Marketing. He will be responsible for the global market and product directions of Nordson’s Adhesive business.

Finally, current Production Line manager Alan Ramspeck will be promoted to manager of Product Management

“These key appointments will help us continue to grow and optimize our adhesive dispensing systems business, both in North America and globally,” said Peter Lambert.  “George, David, John and Alan have a combined 60-plus years of Nordson experience.  Each brings unique intra-company expertise and adhesives dispensing knowledge to their new roles. The management changes we are announcing today will allow us to capitalize on the opportunities we see in the market and build on our leadership position.”

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