Profile: Karl Wigginton

Karl Wigginton is General Manager and Managing Director of Emerson Process Management responsible for Australia and New Zealand.

Wigginton has been in senior roles with process control companies for over twenty years with recent positions at Emerson Process Management in both Perth and Brisbane.

He has had an active involvement with Regional and Country Instrumentation Committees including the IICA and SAIMC over the years.

Wigginton was recently appointed to the position of General Manager and Managing Director for Emerson Process Management responsible for Australia and New Zealand. He recently moved from the Perth branch having managed the Western Australia region for the past two years.

Previously he held the role as Brisbane Branch Manager for seven years, responsible for Queensland and PNG. Both of these roles have given him an appreciation of the market in Australia and customer needs.

Wigginton relocated from South Africa having moved from a General Manger position for a leading Instrumentation company in the late 90s.

Wigginton holds a Diploma in Electrical Engineering (Instrumentation) and obtained a distinction in a Government Trade Test when he qualified as an Instrument Technician.

Wigginton’s background at grass roots level from service in industry combined with his experience in management with leading instrumentation companies enables him to support and drive Emerson Process Management to continue to be a successful solution provider to the process control market.

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