Wednesday 22nd May 11:00 - 11:15
Marc will enlighten delegates on digitisation for the primary aluminium and downstream sectors. He will explain what it means, how to apply digitization in your plant it and how to succeed.
Speaker: Marc Gillis, Metals & Mining Industry Manager at Rockwell Automation
As Metals and Mining Industry Manager within EMEA, Marc Gillis has a long term experience with Aluminium Smelters all over Europe, Middle East and Africa. He assists Aluminium Smelters, EPC's and OEM's to help creating a long term vision on technology implementation and maintenance, and on related processes and change management. The Digital impact on the Aluminium Industry is one of his key focuses.
Marc Gillis is leading a team that helps customers with the acquisition, development and co-ordination of the delivery of smart, safe and sustainable production solutions. His team works with businesses that want to increase output and improve efficiency.
After graduating as Engineer in Automation, Electronics and Computer Science, Marc started his career in ABB and joined Rockwell Automation in 2004, covering different roles as consultant, smelter project manager, sales and industry leader in EMEA.
Marc brings more than 34 years of experience in Metals industry, Rockwell Automation deliver high quality automation platforms, leading edge technology and solutions from extraction through processing plant and machine builders. High attention is always on new and emerging technologies, and finding new ways that help to improve operational efficiencies, maximise yield recoveries, meet regulatory requirements, and maintain safe or zero-harm environments.