AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Nov. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- DESTACO, the industry's leading global provider of high-performance automation, workholding and containment solutions, today announced Byron J. Paul has been appointed president, effective immediately. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20161101/434901 Prior to joining DESTACO, Byron served as managing director, Asia Pacific at John Crane - a leading provider of engineered products and services to global energy services. Before that role, Byron was vice president of Global Strategy where he was responsible for leading and managing business strategy, acquisitions and investor relations. Earlier in his career, Byron worked 10 years with the Boston Consulting Group advising global clients on business strategy and operational transformation. Byron holds a Master of Public Administration degree from Harvard University'sKennedy School of Government, an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, and a Bachelor of Commerce (Hons) degree in accounting and finance from The University of Western Australia. For more news on DESTACO, visit destaco.com. About DESTACO DESTACO is the industry's leading global supplier of high-performance automation, workholding and containment solutions, and focuses all of its talent and resources on helping manufacturers improve precision and productivity. The organization's product line - the industry's broadest - comprises end effectors, grippers, indexers, manual and power clamps, and containment solutions, and allows DESTACO's insightful engineering experts to develop creative, custom solutions that competitors simply cannot match. Based in Auburn Hills, Michigan, DESTACO operates globally with locations in more than 10 countries in all key regions of the world. For more information, visit destaco.com.