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Festo USA Celebrates 50th Anniversary


Festo USA continued the 2022 celebrations of its 50th anniversary by inviting customers, business partners, members of the board, media and employees to a gala in New York City’s Gotham Hall on October 20, 2022. 

The theme of this truly celebratory evening was “Five Decades of Innovation” and featured an elegant dinner, an energetic band, and a line-up of distinguished speakers from Festo’s Supervisory Board and executive management team.

Featured Festo Speakers

  • Dr. Ulrich Stoll, Vice Chairman of the Supervisory Board
  • Curt Michael Stoll, Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board
  • Dr. Oliver Jung, Chairman of the Management Board, Member of the Management Board Human Resources  
  • Carlos Miranda, Chief Executive Officer, North America
  • Recognition of past Festo U.S. CEOs 
    • Presented by Dr. Wilfried Stoll (Managing Director Group Holding Festo), Dr. Ulrich Stoll, Curt Michael Stoll and Carlos Miranda
    • Recognition received by past Festo U.S. CEOs, Richard Huss, Dr. Horst Saalbach 
  • John Holmes, Vice President of Sales, Festo North America
  • Frank Notz, Member of the Management Board Sales
  • Michael Zakrzewski, Vice President of Market Management, North America

Festo USA’s 50th Anniversary Gala took place in New York City’s Gotham Hall.

Festo Board Members and Executive Management pictured are Frank Notz, Christoph Stoll, Dr. Ulrich Stoll, Dr. Wilfried Stoll, Carlos Miranda and Dr. Oliver Jung (left to right).


About Festo U.S. – 50th Anniversary 2022

Festo is a leading manufacturer of pneumatic and electromechanical systems, components, and controls for process and industrial automation. Celebrating 50 years in the U.S., Festo Corporation has continuously elevated the state of manufacturing with innovations and optimized motion control solutions that deliver higher performing, more profitable automated manufacturing and processing equipment. Through advanced technical and industrial education, Festo Didactic Learning Systems and its partners prepare workers for current and future manufacturing technologies. For more information, visit