MIDDLETOWN, Pa. ‚â€“ Phoenix Contact USA announces that Doug Peterson has been named the company‚â€™s new vice president and general manager.
Peterson joins Phoenix Contact after 19 years at GE Fanuc Automation, where he held a variety of sales and leadership positions, both in the field and at the company‚â€™s headquarters in Charlottesville, Va. Most recently, he served as vice president of sales for GE Fanuc Intelligent Platforms. In that position, he led global sales for the $500 million embedded board manufacturing business, overseeing all aspects of sales operations and channel management in the Americas, Europe and Asia. Prior to that he was vice president of the company‚â€™s CNC business.
Peterson holds a bachelor‚â€™s degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Dayton and an MBA from Xavier University in Cincinnati. He is also a certified Six Sigma Black Belt.
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