DUNCAN, SC - Stäubli announced it has strengthened its pharma and medical device team with two key hires for the West Coast. Irina Rau has joined Stäubli as Regional Sales Manager / Key Account Manager and Victor Fenton has joined as Robotics Application Engineer. These additions are an important step in continuing the development of its organization fully dedicated to the pharmaceutical industry.
Rau brings 10 years of pharmaceutical industry experience to Stäubli. Her career has covered business development and sales within healthcare and global pharmaceutical organizations. Most recently, Rau was West Coast Sales Manager, WIPOTEC-OCS, where she oversaw account management and business development for the company’s West coast partners and new business relationships. Prior, Rau held various roles at M&O Perry Industries, Inc. and Optima pharma GmbH.
The addition of Fenton in the Robotics Application Engineer position demonstrates Stäubli’s commitment to technical services and support to ensure all current and future needs of its customers.
Fenton joined Stäubli in 2017 as a Field Services Engineer, he has more than 20 years of experience in management across various industries. A United States Army Veteran, he holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering Technology from Wayne State University.
Commenting on the announcement, Head of Pharma and Medical Device for Stäubli Robotics North America, Olivier Cremoux stated, “We are pleased to announce the hiring of Irina Rau and Victor Fenton. This is an important step in setting up an organization fully dedicated to the pharmaceutical industry to build on our existing expertise in a number of high‑tech markets.”