Graeme Cleeton has been named the new UK vice president of ULC Robotics.
Cleeton has over 30 years’ experience in the UK utilities industry working for firms including Northern Gas Networks, Balfour Beatty Utility Solutions and Sknaska Construction UK.
Cleeton has been appointed in order to advance ULC’s solutions for UK gas networks, including its Cisbot offering – a robot designed to carry out cast iron joint sealing, currently being deployed by SGN. He will also be responsible for promoting and deploying ULC’s new inspection and repair robots.
"The UK utility networks are constantly searching for innovative solutions that will enhance their asset's operations, increase safety and minimize impact to the public,” said Gregory Penza, president, and CEO of ULC Robotics. "With Graeme in place as the VP of operations, ULC’s UK business efforts will continue to address those needs while developing beneficial, strategic partnerships that will allow our innovative solutions to be successfully deployed for our clients.”
Cleeton added: “With my experience working in the UK utility industry, progressing from working in the field to leading businesses for nationally recognized clients and reputable contractors, I am extremely excited to come to such a fantastic company with endless opportunities to change the way our sector operates."