Justin King (left) and Rob Trefz (right)

Emerson Names Two New VPs in Professional Tools Business

Dec. 18, 2019
Justin King was named VP of engineering, while Rob Trefz will serve as VP of marketing, both bringing synergy between the RIDGID and Greenlee brands.

Emerson (Elyria, OH): Within its Professional Tools business, Justin King has been named VP of engineering and Rob Trefz has been named VP of marketing. These changes mark the company’s continued commitment to creating synergies between its RIDGID and Greenlee brands. 

King will lead the development and evolution of pipe and electrical products within the Professional Tools line, including RIDGID and Greenlee. Trefz will oversee product management, product marketing and marketing strategy.

King has worked with Greenlee since 2007, starting as country manager for China. Most recently, he served as director of engineering and innovation for Greenlee within the Professional Tools business, as of 2018.

Trefz has been with Emerson since 2004, joining the company as a global commodity manager. Most recently, he was VP of marketing for Greenlee.

“These promotions will strengthen the collaborative culture we’ve built within the Professional Tools organization, assuring we continue to develop innovative solutions that help professional tradespeople do their jobs safely and more efficiently,” added Paul McAndrew, VP – general manager of pipe and electrical sales. 

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