Allied Vision CEO Frank Grube Passes Away at Age 53

The visionary manager was a respected personality of the machine vision industry
and turned a small German distributor into a world-leading camera manufacturer.

Frank Grube, Allied Vision’s President & CEO, suddenly passed away on April 14, 2018 while on weekend leave at his family home. “We are all shocked by this terrible loss,” said Michael Cyros, Chief Commercial Officer of the company and a member of the Management Board. “Our thoughts are with his wife and his family. Frank was a passionate leader and all Allied Vision employees know how much the company owes its success to his entrepreneurial spirit.”

Alexander van der Lof, Chairman & CEO of Allied Vision’s parent company TKH Group, said:
“It is with deep sorrow that we heard of Frank Grube’s death. Frank fought for his company and the people in the company. Together with his team at Allied Vision, he was on the right track to disrupt the vision industry.”

EMVA management and board mourns the loss of a long term member, an active contributor since the early days of the association and a dear friend.
“We have been completely shocked by the terrible news of Frank passing away in the prime of his life.” says Gabriele Jansen, EMVA co-founder and board member. “We will miss him as a visionary in our industry, as a passionate and highly ambitious leader and as a deeply humane person with a keen sense of humor. Our thoughts are with his family at this time of sorrow.”

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