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Electro-Federation Canada announces EEMAC staffing changes

Mississauga, ON -- John Cowen has joined the Electrical Equipment Manufacturers Association of Canada (EEMAC) as vi...


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June 23, 2004
By MRO Magazine
MRO Magazine

Mississauga, ON — John Cowen has joined the Electrical Equipment Manufacturers Association of Canada (EEMAC) as vice-president, and former vice-president Joseph Neu has been named to a newly created position of vice-president, engineering, codes & standards.

“John, a proven leader and veteran of the electrical industry, is an invaluable addition to the EFC team,” said Doug Baldwin, Electro-Federation Canada (EFC) president. “His focus will be in leading and growing EEMAC.” EEMAC is part of the EFC organization.

“Joseph, who has considerable knowledge and respect in the regulatory environment, will now focus on our increasingly important activities in the codes and standards area. He will be working closely with John in the months ahead to ensure a seamless transfer.”

Cowen holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of Toronto and is a Certified General Account. He joined Noma Cable Tech in 1986, became president in 1994 and left the company in 2001 when the ownership changed. Since 2001 he has remained active in the electrical industry as a consultant with a number of manufacturing companies. As a member of EFC and EEMAC, he served on many committees and as chair of both EEMAC and the wire and cable section. He also served on the EFC board of directors from 1997-2001, where he acted as treasurer on the executive committee (2001). Cowan is a Canadian Standards Association (CSA) board member and is chair of their 2004 conference committee.

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