11/11/2019

Fowler Appoints President

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Patrick Madigan is said to have received numerous industry leadership and development titles, including a 2017 PBN Award for excellence in green manufacturing.

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Fowler, a manufacturer of manufacturing metrology tools, has hired Patrick Madigan as its new president. 

Mr. Madigan has worked as a senior-level executive for 20 years. Most recently, he spent six years as general manager for a custom printing manufacturer. He has received numerous industry leadership and development titles, including a 2017 PBN Award for excellence in green manufacturing. He also served as co-chair of the Mass Advanced Manufacturing Collaborative. 

“We are pleased to welcome Patrick to Fowler and we look forward to benefiting from his insights, experience and knowledge,” says David Francis, CEO. “Having him join our team will enable Fowler to continue on our exciting growth trajectory and enhance our customer service.”

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