CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Littelfuse, Inc. (NASDAQ:LFUS) today announced the appointment of Matthew J. Cole, 44, as Senior Vice President & General Manager, Industrial Business Unit. In this newly-created position, Cole will be responsible for the electrical fuse, protection relay and custom electrical products businesses, which currently comprise the company’s electrical segment.
Cole joins Littelfuse with more than 20 years of experience in general management, strategy development, mergers and acquisitions, and operations. Most recently, he served as Vice President and General Manager of AMETEK’s Advanced Measurement Technology division, a global leader in electronic instruments and electromechanical devices. Prior to joining AMETEK, he held positions in general management, marketing, and operations at Danaher and AlliedSignal/Honeywell.
Cole received a Bachelor of Science degree from Vanderbilt University and an MBA and Master of Engineering Management from Northwestern University.
"Matt’s strong leadership experience and extensive background in the industrial sector will be invaluable as we seek more strategic clarity and long-term growth in the industrial portion of our business," said Dave Heinzmann, Chief Operating Officer. "We are very pleased to welcome Matt to Littelfuse."
Founded in 1927, Littelfuse is the world leader in circuit protection with growing global platforms in power control and sensing. The company serves customers in the electronics, automotive and industrial markets with technologies including fuses, semiconductors, polymers, ceramics, relays and sensors. Littelfuse has over 8,000 employees in more than 35 locations throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia. For more information, please visit the Littelfuse website: littelfuse.com.
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