Promotions and new appointments

Dec. 1, 2003
The board of directors of Eagle Electric Manufacturing Co., Long Island City, N.Y., reappointed Neal Kluger president, responsible for day-to-day operations

The board of directors of Eagle Electric Manufacturing Co., Long Island City, N.Y., reappointed Neal Kluger president, responsible for day-to-day operations of the company. Kluger is also chief executive officer and vice chairman of the board. Warren Cohen, president and chief operating officer, and Nicholas Vertucci, executive vice president and chief financial officer, left the company in September. Kluger was president of Eagle from May 1993 to December 1996.

At Rockwell International Corp., Costa Mesa, Calif., Keith D. Nosbusch was named president of Rockwell Automation Control Systems. Jodie K. Glore, formerly president and COO of Rockwell Automation, left to become president of Iomega Corp. Nosbusch, also named corporate senior vice president, was previously vice president of the Control and Information Group.

At the Crouse-Hinds division of Cooper Industries, Syracuse, N.Y., Steven L. Sisney was named president. He succeeds William M. Tuck, who is retiring after almost 40 years with the company.

Industrial Electric Manufacturing, Inc., Fremont, Calif., has named the following new regional sales directors: John McRee for Southern California; Ken Box for the Southeast; Jay Miller for Northern California; and Juan Llaneza for Washington, Oregon, Nevada, Arizona, Utah, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, New Mexico and Hawaii.

Frank Fitzgerald has been named vice president of sales for the Office Contract and Electro lighting products groups at Luxo Corp., Port Chester, N.Y. He was most recently national sales manager for the Office Contract product group.

Gary B. Norris was named vice president of distribution, marketing and sales for ILSCO, Cincinnati, Ohio.

At Tristate Electrical & Electronics Supply Co., Inc., Hagerstown, Md., John W. Edwards was appointed director of Integrated Supply. He was area marketing representative for Crouse-Hinds. Greg Powell was appointed director of the OEM/Automation and Electronics Division.

Thomas Lyga was named market manager for the newly formed Data Communications division of Pass & Seymour/Legrand, Syracuse, N.Y. He will be responsible for product distribution, training and marketing programs.

Cutler-Hammer, a division of Eaton Corp., Cleveland, Ohio, restructured its business effective Sept. 1 with the following changes: David Adams, previously vice president of control and automation, is now vice president of Power Control Systems Operations; Spencer Duin, previously vice president of Power Distribution Operations, is now vice president of Electrical Distribution Products Operations; Frank Navratil, previously vice president of Power Distribution Assembly Operations, is now vice president of Global Sales and Marketing Operations.

At Greenlee Textron, Rockford, Ill., Chris Phillips has been named director of national accounts. He will direct and support Greenlee initiatives to develop and grow strategic business relationships with national distribution customers. Chris Tarpley has been named to the newly created position of director, Strategic Planning and Business Development. He recently led Greenlee into the data-signal-voice market as a market manager in the marketing department. Daniel F. Wilkinson has been named director of marketing. He will oversee all marketing and product management functions for the company. He was previously director of national accounts.

At Harris Electric Supply Co., Inc., Nashville, Tenn., Mike Carney, previously with Cutler-Hammer, has been appointed switchgear specialist. Bill Stone has been named industrial application engineer. Randy Swift, previously with Stuart C.,Irby, has joined contractor outside sales. Darryl Minkin was named data communications specialist.

At Capital Lighting & Supply, Inc., Alexandria, Va., Glenn Robinson has been appointed director of operations. James Farrell has been appointed director of purchasing. Farrell has worked with several electrical distributors in the Washington, D.C., market.