MRO Magazine

Emerson division names new vice-president of Canadian business unit

Rosemont, IL – Appleton Group LLC has announced the appointment of Harish Shinde to vice-president – Canada. He will be responsible for Canadian sales, marketing, and operations functions. The company is a division of Emerson Industrial Automation.

Shinde joined Emerson in 2011 as director, planning for commercial industrial solutions. In this role, he was responsible for global strategic planning for the business group. Prior to working for Emerson, he served as manager in the strategy and operations practice of Deloitte Consulting LLP and was based in the firm’s Chicago office. Also, he worked for Trinity Consultants in St. Louis, MO, after completing his chemical engineering education.

Shinde holds a bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Mumbai, India, and a Master’s degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Kansas. He has a MBA from Duke University in the US.

Appleton is the name of a line of hazardous location products under the Appleton Group family of brands. Appleton Group is a worldwide manufacturer of electrical products for virtually every type of environment, used by distributors, contractors, engineers, electricians and site maintenance professionals to make electrical installations safer, more productive and more reliable