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Bob Sturkey named national accounts manager for SolaHD 

August 12, 2014 — Appleton Group, a division of Emerson Industrial Automation, announced today the appointment of Bob Sturkey to the new role of National Accounts Manager for its SolaHD division. In this role Sturkey will be responsible for leading the SolaHD sales efforts at key national end-user accounts and at other Emerson divisions.



Sturkey has an extensive background in automation, controls, power supplies and transformers.  He has held a variety of regional and national sales management positions in his more than twenty-five years of electrical industry sales experience. Most recently, he was Regional Sales Manager for automation components manufacturer Carlo Gavazzi. Prior to that position he served as Regional Sales Manager for PULS, Inc. a maker of power supplies and UPS systems.
 
Sturkey will be based in Rosemont and will report directly to Vice President of Sales Tom Pankratz.
 
For more information, visit www.appletongroup.com