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NEMA announces 2016 Board of Governors.

Press Release Summary:

Nov 12, 2015 - NEMA elected Maryrose Sylvester chairwoman of the 2016 Board of Governors. She is President and CEO of GE Lighting and Current, powered by GE, and the first woman to head the association. NEMA’s Board of Governors appointed additional officers: First Vice Chairman Michael Pessina, President and Co-CEO, Lutron Electronics; Treasurer David Nord, Chairman, President, and CEO, Hubbell Incorporated; and Immediate Past Chairman Donald J. Hendler, President and CEO, Leviton Manufacturing Co., Inc.

National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) - Rosslyn, VA

Original Press Release

NEMA Announces 2016 Board of Governors

Press release date: Nov 10, 2015

ROSSLYN, Va., – The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) elected Maryrose Sylvester chairwoman of the 2016 Board of Governors at its annual meeting last week. She is President and CEO of GE Lighting and Current, powered by GE, and the first woman to head the nearly 90-year-old association.

NEMA’s Board of Governors appointed additional officers: First Vice Chairman Michael Pessina, President and Co-CEO, Lutron Electronics; Treasurer David Nord, Chairman, President, and CEO, Hubbell Incorporated; and Immediate Past Chairman Donald J. Hendler, President and CEO, Leviton Manufacturing Co., Inc.

Those serving with the officers on NEMA’s 2016 Executive Committee include Mark Gliebe, Chairman and CEO, Regal Beloit Corporation;  ​Philip Mezey, President and CEO, Itron, Inc.; Marcelo Mosci, President and CEO, U.S. and Canada, GE Healthcare; John P. Selldorff, President and CEO, Legrand, North America; Stuart Thorn, President and CEO, Southwire Company; and Laurent Vernerey, President and CEO North America, Schneider Electric.

Those elected to the NEMA board for three-year terms include Revathi Advaithi, COO, Electrical Sector, Eaton; John Galyen, President, North America, Danfoss; Gabriel Garza, Vice President of Business Development, Xignux; Mark Gliebe, Chairman and CEO, Regal Beloit; Michael McDonnel, President and CEO, General Cable; Vernon Nagel, Chairman, President, and CEO, Acuity Brands; Michael Pessina, President and Co-CEO, Lutron Electronics Co., Inc.; Thomas Russo Sr., President and CEO, Jarden Safety and Security; John Selldorff, President & CEO, Legrand, North America; and Kyle Seymour, President, S&C Electric.

Mark Wingate, President, MVC-Maxivolt, and John Williamson, President and CEO, Atkore International, were elected to fill board vacancies.

The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) represents nearly 400 electrical, medical imaging, and radiation therapy manufacturers. Our combined industries account for more than 400,000 American jobs and more than 7,000 facilities across the United States. Domestic production exceeds $117 billion per year. Our industry is at the forefront on electrical safety, reliability, resilience, efficiency, and energy security.

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