Nosbusch to step down as Rockwell Automation names new CEO

MILWAUKEE -- Rockwell Automation has named a new president and CEO to succeed 12-year veteran Keith Nosbusch.

Blake Moret, 53, current senior vice president of the Control Products and Solutions segment of Milwaukee-based Rockwell (NYSE: ROK), will become the new president and CEO as of July 1. Nosbuch, 65, will continue to serve as chairman of the board.

“Blake has proven himself to be an exceptional leader, with demonstrated readiness to lead the company," said Donald Parfet, lead director. "We welcome him to his new role at the conclusion of a deliberate and planned succession process. We are delighted he will build on the company’s many accomplishments under Keith’s direction and propel our vision of The Connected Enterprise to the next level.”

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