Automation company elects president, CEO
Rockwell Automation has elected Blake D. Moret, a 30-year veteran of the company and a senior vice president, to be the new president and chief executive officer (CEO) effective July 1, 2016.
Rockwell Automation's (NYSE: ROK) board of directors has elected Blake D. Moret, a 30-year veteran of the company, as president and chief executive officer (CEO), effective July 1, 2016. At that time Keith D. Nosbusch, 65, who has been president and CEO since 2004, will transition from those roles while continuing as chairman of the board. Moret, 53, is currently senior vice president of the company's control products & solutions segment.
Moret has 30 years of experience in sales and business management roles in product, services, and solutions businesses across Rockwell Automation. He began his career with the company in 1985 as a sales trainee. He has subsequently served in senior positions across the organization, including international assignments in Europe and Canada. In 2011, he was named senior vice president of control products & solutions, one of the company's two business segments. Moret is a graduate of Georgia Institute of Technology, where he earned a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering. He has served as chair of the board of the Manufacturing Institute of the National Association of Manufacturers.
- Edited from a Rockwell Automation press release by CFE Media. See additional stories linked below.