Jesse Hill recently joined Beckhoff Automation USA as process industry manager. Hill will work with customers throughout the U.S. while based at the Beckhoff Process Industry Technical Center located in Houston, the major center for oil, gas, and petrochemical markets. He will also oversee sales and market share development in water and wastewater treatment, food processing, and more, meeting industry demands for greater automation, safety, digital transformation with Internet of Things, analytics, and other technologies from Beckhoff.
Hill has extensive experience with automation technology and the process industry, most recently serving as executive director of sales for Bedrock Automation. Prior to that, he worked for Turck USA for nearly eight years, starting as business development manager, process automation, and eventually becoming director of process automation markets. He also served as regional sales manager for WAGO and district sales manager for Pepperl+Fuchs, among other positions.
“Jesse Hill has a deep understanding of the real challenges that customers in the process industry are facing and how digital transformation will shape their futures. He is uniquely positioned to help oil & gas customers solve their unique challenges, from Zone 0 to the cloud,” said Kevin Barker, president of Beckhoff Automation LLC. “He also has strategic leadership experience in the petrochemical industry, pharmaceutical industry, water industry and other critical process-related fields. We are excited for him to lead our process industry strategy with our teams throughout the U.S.”
Hill earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Information & Operations Management from Texas A&M University.