William J. McClean joined Cimtek Automation Systems as the newest member of the Board of Directors.
McClean's entire professional career has been with IBM. He began in the manufacturing and development area and spent the early part of his career there. In the course of his career, he has managed the software lab, the data service organization, and a number of manufacturing plants. Currently, as Vice President of Manufacturing Development and Operations, McClean is one of a six-member management team that jointly manages IBM Canada. In his current position, direct reports include the Toronto manufacturing facility, IBM's Bromont manufacturing facility with over 3,000 employees, their Toronto software group which has about 2,000 employees in application development and e-commerce, 500 people in IBM's burgeoning e-business practice, a Pacific data center with about 300 employees, IBM's real estate activities (they manage 161 sites across the country), all IBM marketing communications, all internal IT, and all forward-looking marketing planning. In total, IBM Canada is about 20,000 people. Most recently, McClean has been focusing on improving IBM's fulfillment processes. McClean has consistently been rated a 1-level IBM executive and has been very highly rated within IBM.
About CIMTEK Automation Systems
CIMTEK Automation Systems is a Systems Integrator supplying high quality Design and Manufacturing Functional Test Solutions to many Fortune 500 companies in the electronics, automotive, telecommunications, aerospace, defense and utility industries. Circuit Check, based in Minnesota acquired CIMTEK. Circuit Check is a leading provider of automated test systems and test fixtures for complex electronic products for the automotive, military/aerospace, medical, industrial, and computer networking industries.