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AUVESY-MDT names Will Draper new President of The Americas

The new appointment positions AUVESY-MDT and its octoplant software to capitalize on digital transformation and cybersecurity growth across the industrialized economy.

[Landau i. d. Pfalz (Germany) and Alpharetta, Georgia (USA), October 5, 2022] - AUVESY-MDT has named Will Draper its new President of the Americas. Draper is responsible for strategy, profitability, and day-to-day operations in the Americas, reporting to Dr. Tim Weckerle, AUVESY-MDT group CEO.


As the world's market and technology leader for data management in industrial automation, AUVESY-MDT is poised for outstanding growth. The Americas are a key area for customer acquisition and investment — with Will’s broad and varied technology leadership experience, we’re pleased to have found such a thought leader within the industry.

Dr. Tim Weckerle, CEO of AUVESY-MDT
President of the Americas Will Draper

My decision to join AUVESY-MDT was driven by my deep belief that the business opportunity here is tremendous. We are in an excellent position to capitalize on accelerating digital transformation trends occurring across the industrialized economy. Maximizing value for our customers remains our top priority as we continue the rollout of octoplant, our latest generation backup, version control, and cybersecurity platform.

Will Draper, President of the Americas of AUVESY-MDT

Draper has held senior leadership positions with Cirrus Logic, Dell EMC, and AVEVA. He joins AUVESY-MDT with deep experience in the technology space and a proven track record driving organizational development and growth in partnership with colleagues and clients.

Given his broad experience with customers in the IT and OT domain, Draper is well-suited to strengthen AUVESY-MDT’s position as the industry leader in the automation space, bridging the gap between those two stakeholder groups and driving accelerated collaboration.

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