Engineered Products Company (EPCO) (Minneapolis): Jim Anderson, currently the company’s executive vice president, has been appointed EPCO’s next president, effective immediately. Jim succeeds Jack Schuster who retired on December 31, 2016. EPCO is a supplier of specialty lighting and wiring consumable products for electrical contractors.
“Jim is a proven leader with a strong track record of success,” said EPCO CEO Duncan Lee. “With more than 20 years of engineering and product marketing experience, Jim is highly regarded for his leadership and proven ability to implement strategic plans that drive growth. His vision and proven execution make him the right strategic leader for the next chapter in EPCO’s history.”
Prior to EPCO, Anderson most recently served as vice president of engineering for Emerson Electric’s Appleton Group. Prior to holding various leadership positions at Emerson, Anderson was responsible for identifying and supporting growth opportunities at General Motors Corporation.
“EPCO has a legacy of designing and engineering innovative products,” Anderson said. “I am honored to be chosen as the next leader of this innovative and pioneering company and will ensure that legacy is carried forward.”