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Generac Announces New Executive Appointments

Jan. 25, 2021
Russ Minick, Patrick Forsythe and Steve Goran will take on new leadership roles within the organization.

Generac Power Systems (Waukesha, WI): Generac recently appointed three executives to new positions and has established a new business organization called Energy Technology (ET), which will consist of all Generac businesses whose primary focus is on products or services related to storage and energy management products. 

Russ Minick will lead the ET organization with the title of president, Energy Technology. Under his leadership, the ET team will collaborate with Generac's business groups to deliver a wide range of clean energy products and services to end-markets globally. Minick will also retain his duties as chief marketing officer, which he has held since 2016.

Patrick Forsythe has been appointed to the newly created position of chief technical officer. He will be responsible for the integration of new and transformative technologies into Generac's products and building a technical team to further support future technical product development needs. Forsythe has led Generac's global engineering team since rejoining the company in 2015. 

Steve Goran has been appointed chief strategy officer. This new position is tasked with quickly assessing new business opportunities and ventures, while simultaneously formulating long-term strategy and managing year-round strategic planning and development efforts at the company. Goran has more than 30 years of experience with Generac, serving in many roles within the organization.