Jorge Giordanelli Promoted in Ultimation’s Leadership Transition

Jorge Giordanelli will take over from Richard Canny who is retiring

ROSEVILLE, Mich. (May 30, 2024) – Ultimation’s leadership transition as part of the MCE group of companies has entered its next phase with the recent promotion of Jorge Giordanelli, who will succeed Richard Canny. The leadership transition process has been underway since MCE’s acquisition of Ultimation in 2023.

“I am delighted to announce that Jorge Giordanelli has been appointed General Manager of Ultimation” said Patrick Dunn, VP/GM of Automation Products at MCE. “Jorge brings with him a wealth of experience, having had a successful career at General Motors in Latin America before joining Ultimation. Since joining our team, Jorge has demonstrated exceptional leadership skills and a deep understanding of our industry. I have full confidence that he will continue to lead Ultimation to even greater heights.”

Jorge succeeds Richard Canny, who will be retiring on May 31st after dedicating 12 years to the company’s development.

“Richard and his wife Jackie have played pivotal roles in shaping Ultimation into the successful organization it is today, and we are immensely grateful for their contributions. Even as Richard embarks on this new chapter, he will continue to support Ultimation as a consultant and MCE shareholder, ensuring a smooth transition for the leadership team. We extend our warmest wishes to Richard for a fulfilling retirement.”


Richard Canny (on left) with Jorge Giordanelli


Please join us in congratulating Jorge on his well-deserved promotion and in wishing Richard all the best for his retirement. The team at Ultimation is immensely grateful for the loyalty and support of our valued customers, suppliers, employees and business partners.