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Emerson’s Global Sales under new leadership

Emerson Process Management appointed Jim Nyquist as president of Global Sales.

Nyquist will direct sales operations for all company divisions, which includes systems, software, instruments, valves and services.

“Jim is an ideal choice to lead our sales efforts around the world, helping our customers improve their business performance,” said John Berra, president of Emerson Process Management. “We are excited to name Jim to this leadership position where his demonstrated ability to understand customer needs will extend our leadership in process automation. Jim has lived and worked in multiple world areas and has been a division president. I am confident that he will be a great addition to my leadership team.”

“One thing that I’ve learned working with our customers in different world areas is that they all want to run their plants more efficiently; saving energy, monitoring equipment health and asset optimization,” said Jim Nyquist, new president of global sales for Emerson Process Management. “PlantWeb is designed to help with these very tasks. Right now, we have enormous interest in wireless technology and Emerson is on the cutting edge. It is an exciting time for Emerson Process Management.”

Nyquist has had a 30-year career with Emerson that includes world area roles in the Americas, Europe and Asia. Most recently he was president of Emerson Process Management Europe (2004-2007). Jim holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Kansas State University.

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