In Nordson’s Asymtek business sector, which is located in Carlsbad, CA, John Byers has been named business unit director. Mr. Byers’ responsibilities will include overseeing Asymtek’s semiconductor packaging business.
Meanwhile, Gregory Thaxton will become corporate controller in February 2006. In his new position, Mr, Thaxton will be the company’s chief accounting officer in charge of the corporate accounting function and investor relations.
Nordson has made these management changes as three of its executives have announced their intention to retire over the next several months. The retiring executives are Donald McLane, corporate senior vice president in charge of Nordson’s Adhesive Dispensing and Nonwoven Fiber Systems businesses; Nicholas Pellecchia, corporate vice president, finance and controller; and Randall Richardson, president of EFD.