KUKA Robotics Corp. recently announced the appointment of Joseph Campbell as director of strategic alliances for North America. His responsibilities will include the company's Key Technology Program, marketing and channel relationships for North America. Campbell brings to the company over 24 years of automation experience. "We are fortunate to have Joe join us as we continue growing our North American base," said Bernard J. Sagan, vice president of sales. "His broad experience in factory automation will have an immediate impact on our operations." Prior to joining KUKA Robotics, Campbell was vice president of marketing and customer service at Adept Technology, Inc., where he was responsible for marketing, communications, product planning and customer service.