Lantek, a pioneering multinational in the digital transformation of the sheet metal and metal industrial sector, announces the appointment of Rodrigo Argandoña as the company’s new Chief Operations Officer. Argandoña will report to Alberto López de Biñaspre, CEO at Lantek, and will serve on the company’s Steering Committee.
Rodrigo Argandoña brings over 30 years of experience leading teams involved in the development and implementation of global software solutions in multinational environments. Since 2016, Argandoña has been managing the operations of General Electric (Grid Automation) for southern Europe. During his tenure he achieved a turnover of more than 50 million dollars annually in solutions and services while leading local teams in Portugal, Spain, Italy and Romania. Previously, Rodrigo was vice-president at Aclara Technologies where he collaborated as Design Engineering Manager. The successful growth of the business led to Aclara’s acquisition of the electricity meters business operating within GE Energy Management’s Grid Solutions subdivision (GE Meters).
He has a degree in Computer Engineering from the University of Mondragón and a Master’s in Computing Science from Staffordshire University. Lantek’s new Chief Operations Officer is currently completing an MBA at the University of Mondragón.
Rodrigo will be responsible for the international operations in the 14 countries and 20 offices where Lantek has service teams and local projects. As Lantek’s new COO, he will oversee streamlining the execution of projects via the Global Project Office.
With the appointment of Rodrigo Argandoña, Lantek continues to increase its leading position in the market and solidifies its firm commitment to the digital transformation of the sheet metal industry.
Lantek is a multinational which is leading the digital transformation of companies in the sheet metal and metal industry. With its patented smart manufacturing software, it enables factories to be connected, turning them into Smart Factories. It rounds off its range of services with CAD, CAM, MES, and ERP solutions for companies that manufacture metal parts from sheet metal, tubes, and profiles using any cutting technology (laser, plasma, oxycut, waterjet, shearing, and punching).
Founded in 1986 in the Basque Country (Spain), one of the main European hubs of machine tool development, Lantek enables the integration of sheet metal and metal processing technologies using the most advanced manufacturing management software. The company is currently the outstanding leader in its sector thanks to its capacity for innovation and commitment to internationalization. With more than 21,884 customers in over 100 countries and 20 offices in 14 countries, it has an extensive network of distributors with an international presence. In 2018, its international business contributed to 86% of its revenue.
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