Merlin Hanson, Chairman of the Board of Hanson Group, has announced the promotion of Michael J. Koziel to the position of President of EAGLE Technologies Group of Bridgman, Michigan, effective June 4, 2014. EAGLE Technologies Group, a Hanson Group company, is a manufacturer of factory automation equipment specializing in assembly, test and material handling systems. Industries served include automotive, consumer products, pharmaceutical and medical products. EAGLE employs 120 teammates. As President, Koziel is responsible for the day-to-day operations and the long-term strategic direction of the organization. Koziel has 40 years of experience in the factory automation industry and has most recently served as Executive Vice President of Sales for EAGLE. Koziel lives in Niles, Michigan with his wife Sally. He has two grown daughters and three grandchildren.