Ipsen Announces Patrick McKenna as New Vice President of Sales
Ipsen USA recently announced Patrick McKenna as vice president of sales, rreplacing Art Tsubaki, who is now managing director of Ipsen Japan. McKenna is responsible for all new equipment and aftermarket sales. He is also a member of the Ipsen USA Executive Team and the global Ipsen Group Management Committee.
McKenna earned his bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering (BSME) from the University of Illinois at Chicago and a master’s degree in manufacturing engineering (MME) from Northwestern University. Previously, McKenna was vice president of Nevada Heat Treating, Inc. (including California Brazing), which specializes in the heat treating and brazing of critical components found at the heart of complex machines. As an active member of the company’s board of directors since 2002, McKenna was instrumental in their growth, helping the company increase revenues more than 15 times.
McKenna has also served on the Metal Treating Institute (MTI) Board of Trustees since 2006 and has held the following positions: President Elect (2015), Treasurer (2014) and Membership Committee Chairperson (2008-2014). In addition, he was selected to serve on the MTI Furnaces North America Technical Program Committee in 2008 and 2010, during which he was chosen both years to be a moderator for their technical sessions. McKenna has received several awards from the MTI, including the President’s Award (2014) and the Heat Treater of the Year/Master Craftsman award (2011).
At Ipsen, McKenna’s responsibilities include managing the sales and distribution channels of all Ipsen equipment and aftermarket into the North and South American markets.
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