Rockwell Automation Inc. (Milwaukee, WI): Tessa Myers has been named senior VP, Intelligent Devices, effective June 6. She reports to Rockwell Automation Chairman and CEO Blake Moret. In this role, Myers is responsible for leading strategy, product and talent development for the Intelligent Devices business segment. Myers succeeds Fran Wlodarczyk, who is retiring in early 2023 after more than 35 years with Rockwell.
Myers was most recently VP and general manager for the Production Operations Management Software business unit within the company’s Software & Control operating segment, overseeing product strategy, product management, and business operations. Since joining Rockwell in 1999, she has built broad global industry expertise with leadership roles in sales, channel and partner management, business unit leadership, and product development across hardware and software, working in the U.S., Canada, and Singapore. Myers holds a Bachelor of Science degree in industrial engineering from Purdue University and an MBA from the University of Michigan.
Rockwell’s Intelligent Devices segment includes drives, motion, safety, sensing, industrial components, and configured-to-order products that are the foundation of smart production systems providing automation, control and information.