Pascal Boillat was named President of GF Machining Solutions in January 2013. He joined GF Machining Solutions as Head of Operations in October 2010. From 2003 to August 2010, he was President and CEO of GE Fanuc Automation Europe. After earning his ETS degree in electrical engineering at Ecole Technique supérieure Biel/Bienne, Pascal Boillat began his career in software development for machine tools at Wahli Frères. He then joined General Electric’s (GE), Industrial automation division in 1984 as a sales and application engineer. After the creation of the joint venture between GE and FANUC in 1985, Pascal Boillat took on leadership of the Swiss company before moving in 1999 to GE Fanuc Headquarter in Luxembourg as Executive VP Sales and Services.
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President of GF Machining Solutions, Swiss citizen, born 1955
Division CFO, Spanish citizen, born 1972
Aitor Bustinduy joined GF Machining Solutions as head of Finance in August 2013. Prior to joining the Group, he had been Senior Finance Manager with Amazon Europe since December 2010. Earlier in his career, Aitor Bustinduy was a controller with GE Fanuc in Spain and, later Manager of Financial Planning and Analysis and Chief Financial Officer with Fanuc CNC Europe in Luxembourg. He has a degree in Business from University of the Basque Country-Bilbao in Spain with additional executive master training in controllership from Vlerick Leuven Gent Management School in Belgium.
Head of Sales, Marketing and Communication, US citizen born 1969
Scott Fosdick holds a degree in electrical and computer engineering from the University of Colorado. He started his career in Japan in 1991 as a control design engineer for a Japanese machine tool company, before joining GF Machining Solutions. Between 1994 and 2019, Scott served in a variety of capacities for GF Machining Solutions, including field service engineer, advanced technical support manager, service and applications manager for the Asia region, President of GF Machining Solutions in southern China, and market segment manager for aerospace and automotive in Asia, before returning to the United States to become president and head of market region Americas in 2015.
Since September 2019, he's been promoted to Vice President - Head of Sales for GF Machining Solutions, where he oversees all sales, marketing, communications, and business development activities for the global organization.
Jean Marc Hug
Head of Human Resources, Swiss citizen born 1969
Jean-Marc Hug joined GF Machining Solution in December 2011 as Human Resources (HR) Director Switzerland. In May 2014 he was named Head of Human Resources. He holds a Master of Law degree from the University of Lausanne and completed executive trainings in HR management at CRQP.
He started his career as legal counsel and then worked as Head of HR in several industrial companies, including Wenger SA and Manufacture des Montres Rolex. Before joining GF Machining Solutions he was the Head of Human Resources at Leclanché and Usines Métallurgiques de Vallorbe SA.
Head of Operations (COO), Italian citizen, born 1969
Ivan Filisetti was named Head of Operations (COO) in January 2013. From 1990 to 2000, he served Agie in Losone in several roles, ranging from Production Manager and Project Manager to product engineer and CAD-CAM programming. From 2000 to 2005, he was Plant Manager in Gildemeister Italiana (DMG Group) where he was responsible for logistic, production, mechanical machining and purchasing. From 2005 until the end of 2008, Ivan Filisetti was Operations and Division Manager with SAMPutensili Bologna (Italy) responsible for the six plants located worldwide. He rejoined GF Machining Solutions, Losone in January 2009 as Managing Director with global responsibility for the EDM division research and development (R&D), production, finance, human resources, purchasing and marketing. Ivan Filisetti, a mechanical engineer specialization in automation and robotics, graduated in 1989 in Como. Since then he has continued his education with several trainings on production, R & D, project management, administration topics.
Head of Digital Business, Swiss citizen, born 1966
Andreas Rauch is responsible for GF Machining Solutions Digital Business since August 2018. He's driving the digital transformation, software engineering and design thinking initiative through our organization.
Born in Zürich, Switzerland, he graduated in Mechanical Engineering and postgraduate studies in business administration and software development. Andreas founded his own company in 1998, specialized in Design to Manufacturing processes, and sold it in 2010 to a leading company in the turbomachinery environment. Before joining GF Machining Solutions in April 2017, he was GEs Head of Advanced Works in Europe and responsible for Digital Twin implementation projects and Brilliant Factory Systems.
Head of Business Service Development & Quality, French citizen born 1972
Blaise Mahieu joined GF Machining Solutions in January 2013 as Head of Quality. He is a graduade engineer from Institut des Sciences et Techniques de l’Ingénieur d’Angers (ISTIA), University of Angers, France, and holds a production management engineering degree from Institut des Sciences de l'Entrepise de Montpellier (ISEM), France. Blaise is married and has two children.
After gaining experience in production environments in France and Indonesia, he joined Valeo Group, a main automotive industry supplier. Within Valeo, he held successive positions in the field of quality, with growing responsibilities and within different divisions in France and Thailand.
Head of Advanced Manufacturing, German citizen, born 1978
Stefan Dahl is responsible for GF Machining Solutions' Advanced Manufacturing technologies since June 2016 this includes Laser Surface Texturing, Laser Micromachining and Additive Manufacturing. Since September 2019, he is member of the Division Management.
Stefan Dahl started his career in 1999 as a working student at the DaimlerChrysler AG in Kassel, where in 2002 he took the responsibility for material- and later technology development. In 2007, Stefan joined GF Automotive where he held different management positions in Production, in Logistics and Quality Management as well as in Finance/M&A. In 2013, he joined GF Machining Solution as Head of Strategy and M&A, before taking the lead of Advanced Manufacturing in 2016.
Stefan is Mechanical Engineer by training and holds executive MBA degrees of the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland as well as of the Rotman School of Management, Canada.