January 22, 2013
Miyachi Unitek Corp. (MUC), a manufacturer of welding equipment and laser systems in Monrovia, Calif., has named David Fawcett as president and CEO. For the past two years, he served as COO of Miyachi Europe Corp. (MEC).
Fawcett first worked with the company as a manager at ACAL, a U.K.-based distributor formerly known as Townsend Coates, where he distributed products from MUC, MEC, and Miyachi to industry clients for six years. In 2007 he assisted in the buyout of ACAL and joined MEC, soon taking the position of vice president of sales. In 2010 he was promoted to COO and executive vice president.