FOXBORO, MASSACHUSETTS, USA (PRWEB) January 17, 2007
Following an extensive executive search, Paulett Eberhart has been appointed CEO and President of Invensys' Process Systems division headquartered in Foxboro, Massachusetts. Ken Brown, who has served as Acting President of Invensys Process Systems since June 28th, 2006, will re-assume his former position as General Manager of the divisions' Measurements & Instruments business unit.
Ms. Eberhart was previously with EDS, the global technology services company, which she joined in 1978. She held a number of senior roles within EDS, most recently as President of its largest operating unit, the Americas. Other roles included Senior Vice President and President, solutions consulting and Senior Vice President, information solutions.
Ulf Henriksson, Chief Executive of Invensys plc, commented: "Our customers in industrial automation are increasingly seeking solutions and services that improve the efficiency and safety of their operations and - with the recent launch of our Asset Performance Management strategy - we have been adapting our business model to ensure that we address these needs. Paulett has been very successful in growing similar businesses within EDS and I know that she is looking forward to the challenge of leveraging the significant opportunities which have been created within Invensys Process Systems."
Invensys is the world leader in industrial asset performance management. In addition to its rapidly expanding Global Solutions and Performance Management services groups, Invensys' automation businesses includes industry-leading brands such as Foxboro, Triconex, SimSci-Esscor, Wonderware, and Avantis, whose products are installed in more than 100,000 plants across the world. These range from small hybrid and batch plants to the world's largest upstream projects, refineries, gas plants, petrochemicals plants, power plants, and pulp and paper mills.
For more information on Invensys' process automation businesses, please visit http://www.invensys.com/ps. For more information on Invensys' groundbreaking InFusion enterprise control system, please visit http://www.infusionecs.com.
The Invensys Group (http://www.invensys.com) is headquartered in London and is listed on the London Stock Exchange, with approximately 30,000 employees working in 60 countries.
Invensys Process Systems - Paul Miller, 508-549-6240 (paul.miller @ips.invensys.com)
Invensys plc (London) - Steve Devany, +44 (0)20 7821 3758 (steve.devany @invensys.com)