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EGS names Jim Gibson area manager Canada for Appleton OZ-Gedney and SolaHD


November 25, 2010
By Craig Pearson

EGS Electrical Group—a division of Emerson Industrial Automation—announced several employee promotions, including Jim Gibson to area manager, Canada for Appleton, O/Z-Gedney and SolaHD. A 15-year veteran of the electrical and automation industry, he joined EGS in 2005, and has held positions of ascending responsibility within SolaHD, most recently Northeast Region Manager.

Jean-Baptiste Trolle has been promoted to VP marketing & business development of the ECM business segment. Trolle has been with EGS since its acquisition of ATX in 1998, serving the company in various sales and marketing roles. Now he has responsibility for the Appleton and O-Z/Gedney product marketing team, the sales & marketing integration of the newly acquired Nutsteel business, and the acquisition activity supporting EGS.

Kerry Nedic has been promoted to the position of director, pricing & technical support. In her new role, she adds the responsibility of the technical support organization. Jason Overbey, who joined EGS organization last year as a business development manager, is being promoted to director of marketing responsible for customer service and business development.

Dan Douglass, who joined the organization two years ago from Emerson Corporate is being promoted to director of marketing responsible for sales support and business development. Craig Morris has been promoted to the newly created position of VP Global Accounts.

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