USA: Top Administration Mary Ramsey Appointed as ISA’s New Executive Director
Mary Ramsey has 25 plus years of experience in industrial automation and prior to her new post held the designation of ISA’s Interim Executive Director since January 2018.
North Carolina/USA – The International Society of Automation (ISA) has recently announced the appointment of automation industry veteran Mary Ramsey as its new Executive Director. Ramsey, who has been serving as ISA’s Interim Executive Director since January of this year, has more than 25 years of industrial automation experience.
She specialises in leadership, change management and strategy development/execution. Prior to serving as ISA’s Interim Executive Director, she served as Senior Vice President of Process Automation, Americas Region, at Schneider Electric, where she was responsible for a 550 million dollar profit/loss statement and 1,200 employees. She has also served as Senior Vice President of Industry Business USA and Senior Vice President of Industry Business Europe within Schneider.
Prior to joining Schneider Electric, Ramsey held several business development roles within Matrikon International, Instrinsyc, Intellution, and GE Fanuc, among others.
A search committee comprised of nine ISA members and leaders from around the world worked to review dozens of resumes and conduct a series of interviews over the last several months. The committee’s work resulted in a recommendation to appoint Ramsey.
Ramsey holds a bachelor of science in electrical engineering (BSEE) degree from the University of Kentucky and a master of business administration (MBA) degree with a specialty in finance and strategy from Loyola University.