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Nordson Corporation Promotes Jeff Pembroke to President of Nordson EFD

01 Dec 2009


Westlake, Ohio, USA – December 1, 2009 -  Nordson Corporation (Nasdaq: NDSN) today announced the promotion of Jeff Pembroke to president of its Nordson EFD operation.

Pembroke succeeds Peter Lambert, who had served as president of Nordson EFD since 2005 and was recently elected senior vice president with global responsibility for Nordson’s Adhesive Dispensing Systems segment.

Pembroke joined Nordson Corporation in 2005 as vice president of sales and marketing for the company’s Industrial Coating & Automotive Systems segment.  In 2006, he moved to Nordson’s Adhesive Dispensing Systems segment where he served as vice president of sales and marketing with global responsibilities.

“Jeff is a strong leader with proven expertise in driving growth in a variety of global end markets,” said Edward Campbell, Nordson chairman, president and chief executive officer.  “I am confident that he will continue to build on Nordson EFD’s long record of success.”

Prior to joining Nordson, Pembroke spent 16 years at General Electric starting as a financial analyst before serving in several sales and marketing assignments with increasing responsibility including director of commercial operations for GE Advanced Materials for the Americas. 

Pembroke will use his extensive customer-focused sales and marketing background to expand Nordson EFD’s worldwide sales and market share. He holds a B.S. degree from the University of New Hampshire’s Whittemore School of Business and Economics and is a graduate of GE’s Financial Management Program (FMP).

Nordson EFD is a wholly owned subsidiary of Nordson Corporation.  Since 1963, Nordson EFD has designed and manufactured precision dispensing devices for applying controlled amounts of the adhesives, sealants, lubricants and other assembly fluids used in almost every manufacturing process. 

Nordson Corporation (Nasdaq: NDSN) is one of the world’s leading producers of precision dispensing equipment that applies adhesives, sealants, coatings and other materials to a broad range of consumer and industrial products during manufacturing operations. The company also manufactures equipment used in the testing and inspection of electronic components as well as technology-based systems for curing and surface treatment processes. Headquartered in Westlake, Ohio, Nordson has direct operations and sales support offices in more than 30 countries.

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