The Board of ABB has unanimously appointed Björn Rosengren, as chief executive officer. He will join ABB on February 1, 2020 and succeed CEO, Peter Voser, in this role on March 1, 2020.
People in Process
Martin Craighead, former chairman, president, and CEO of Baker Hughes, has been elected to Emerson’s board of directors, chairman and CEO David Farr announced.
Hammond Power Solutions (HPS) of Guelph, ON, has appointed Markus Rocca as director of business development, EMEA, effective June 3rd 2019. Rocca has worked for HPS in Europe, where he was director of sales since November 2017.
Wajax has announced the resignation of Darren Yaworsky, senior vice president, finance and chief financial officer, for personal reasons. His positions will now be filled by Stuart Auld.
Motion Industries, Inc., a distributor of maintenance, repair, and operation replacement parts based in Birmingham, AL, has announced that its parent company, Genuine Parts Company (GPC), presented the 2018 GPC Manager of the Year honour jointly to two recipients. It is the single highest individual recognition in all of Genuine Parts Company.
Montreal-based Ficodis Group is acquiring Reliable Bearing, a company specializing in power transmission products based in Mississauga, ON. This makes 14 acquisitions for Ficodis Group, allowing the company to complete its network of power transmission distributors and add new brands to its product portfolio.
Burlington, ON-based Endress+Hauser and Westburne have extended the scope of their partnership agreement to include Manitoba. Last year, the electrical distributor became an Endress+Hauser Authorized Channel Partner for Ontario and Saskatchewan.
Cameron Instruments of Guelph, ON, has beefed up it sales team. Inside sales accounts manager Tim Balazs joins Cameron with an extensive background of inside sales and customer service.