Scott Wooldridge assumes role as Regional President, Asia Pacific, to lead the execution of the company’s strategy to bring the Connected Enterprise to life.
SINGAPORE - Media OutReach -
21 April 2020 - Rockwell Automation, Inc (NYSE: ROK) today
announced that Scott Wooldridge has been appointed as Regional President, Asia
Pacific, succeeding Joe Sousa who had been serving in the role since August
2016. Wooldridge will be leading the execution of the company's strategy to
bring the Connected Enterprise to life, combining Rockwell Automation's
technology and domain expertise to deliver positive business outcomes for
"Scott is an
experienced executive with a proven track record and passion for developing customer
centric strategies that drive results and foster partnerships and collaboration,"
said Blake Moret, chaiman and chief executive officer, Rockwell Automation.
"His strong history with Rockwell Automation and vast experience in the industry
makes Scott the ideal candidate to lead Asia Pacific, particularly as we
navigate more challenging times and continue to map our route to success."
Having joined Rockwell
Automation in 2017 as Regional Director, South Pacific, Wooldridge was most
recently Vice President, Pacific Rim -- a portfolio within the Asia Pacific region
covering the markets of Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Korea and South East
Asia. Before joining Rockwell Automation, Scott held the role of chief
executive officer at Energy Action and was a board member with the Energy
Efficiency Council, both in Australia.
"I am delighted to have the opportunity to
lead the Asia Pacific team and am already immensely proud of their response to
the challenging environment we currently find ourselves in. I look forward to working
closely with the regional leadership and our valued partners to deliver long-term
sustainable success for Rockwell Automation in Asia Pacific." said Scott
Wooldridge, regional president, Rockwell Automation, Asia Pacific.
Rockwell Automation has
had an established presence in Asia Pacific for over 40 years, and continues to
invest in its vision of expanding human possibility and digital transformation
for its customers across the region. With over 4000 dedicated employees in the
region and a robust ecosystem of partners collaborating towards delivering
value for our customers, Rockwell Automation continues to transform the
industry, unlocking potential and productivity through automated and connected
About Rockwell Automation
Rockwell Automation, Inc. (NYSE: ROK),
is a global leader in industrial automation and digital transformation. We
connect the imaginations of people with the potential of technology to expand
what is humanly possible, making the world more productive and more
sustainable. Headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Rockwell Automation employs
approximately 23,000 problem solvers dedicated to our customers in more than 100
countries. To learn more about how we are bringing The Connected Enterprise to
life across industrial enterprises, visit www.rockwellautomation.com.