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 28 June 2006, will re-assume his former position as General Manager of the divisions' Measurements and 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, comments: "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."