Hubbell Makes Executive Appointments

Hubbell Inc. (Shelton, Conn.): Kevin Poyck, Rodd Ruland and Darrin Wegman are now group presidents for the Lighting, Construction and Energy, and Commercial and Industrial businesses in Hubbell’s Electrical Segment. Gary Amato will continue as executive V.P., Electrical Segment. In these roles, the group presidents will have full responsibility for the operational and financial performance of the businesses included in each group, while Amato will provide oversight to the three group presidents to ensure a smooth and orderly transition, as well as facilitate strategic projects across the Electrical Segment. All four positions will report directly to David Nord, chairman, president and CEO.

Poyck, who will serve as group president, Hubbell Lighting, Greenville, S.C., joined Hubbell Lighting in 2005 as V.P. of engineering and has previous executive experience Maytag and Cooper Industries. He has a BA in electrical engineering from Clemson University and holds four U.S. patents related to automated system design.

Ruland will serve as group president, Hubbell Construction & Energy, Manchester, N.H. He was leading Burndy when Hubbell acquired the company in 2009. In addition to his executive post at Burndy, Ruland held senior positions at AMP, Tyco Electronics and FCI. He earned his bachelor’s degree in business administration from Gettysburg College.

Wegman will serve as group president, Hubbell Commercial & Industrial, Shelton, Conn. He began his Hubbell career with GAI-Tronics in 2000 as controller and was most recently V.P. and general manager, Wiring Systems and Industrial Electrical. Prior to joining Hubbell, he worked for Salient 3 Communications and KPMG LLP. Wegman has a BA in accounting from Penn State University and is a Certified Public Accountant. 

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