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EGS strengthens management team across its brands


May 30, 2013
By Anthony Capkun

May 30, 2013 – EGS Electrical Group says it has strengthened its management team with several promotions across its brands.

Andy Schwegel has been promoted to vice-president and general manager of SolaHD and Heating Cable Systems. He is responsible for bringing a “renewed focus” to these two business segments with the goal of accelerating sales growth and expanding the businesses globally. Schwegel joined Emerson in 2002 and has 20+ years of industry experience working for Eaton Corp., WW Grainger and as a management consultant serving clients in the electrical industry.

Jim Anderson has been promoted to vice-president of ECM Engineering and Product Development. He has been with EGS for 14 years, holding positions with increasing responsibilities within the Engineering group since 2001. Prior to EGS, Jim was an operations analyst with Emerson.

Kerry Nedic has been promoted to vice president of marketing. She continues to be in charge of Pricing and Technical Support, and picks up responsibility for marketing communications and eBusiness. Nedic started working at EGS in 2002 as an O-Z/Gedney quotations specialist, and has held various positions within the Pricing organization.

Dan Douglass has been promoted to vice-president of business development. He is responsible for growth at EGS in both existing markets as well as programs in new geographies, industries and product segments. He will have responsibility for customer support and the newly created strategic sales team.

Diane Fleming has been promoted to director of global customer support, having responsibility for EGS global customer support organizations in Rosemont, Canada, Manila and Mexico City.

Heather Green has been promoted to director of strategic sales. In this new role, she will be responsible for project pursuit, project execution, customer development, and S&OP planning. Green joined EGS in 2012 as a business development manager supporting global project pursuit and strategic planning. She began her career at Emerson in 2007 in the corporate supply chain group.