MILWAUKEE--()--Joseph Sousa is appointed president of Rockwell Automation’s Latin America Region.
“His long-term record of building high-performance teams and developing leaders will be critical to achieving our future business objectives in the region”
Sousa, most recently vice president sales, Latin America, will report to John McDermott, senior vice president, Global Sales and Marketing. He will be responsible for the company’s growth and performance strategy and growing market share in this important region.
“Joe brings a strong sales execution mindset to the region along with the ability to build on the success we’ve had over the past decade,” said McDermott.
Sousa joined Rockwell Automation in 1988 and has held a variety of roles of increasing responsibility in the company’s Global Sales and Marketing organization.
“His long-term record of building high-performance teams and developing leaders will be critical to achieving our future business objectives in the region,” emphasized McDermott.
The Latin America region contributed $505 million in sales during the company’s fiscal year 2012, and has more than 3,800 employees. The region includes Mexico, Central and South America with more than 42 sales and support locations, and five major manufacturing centers.
Rockwell Automation, Inc. (NYSE: ROK), the world’s largest company dedicated to industrial automation and information, makes its customers more productive and the world more sustainable. Headquartered in Milwaukee, Wis., Rockwell Automation employs about 22,000 people serving customers in more than 80 countries.