Movers and Shakers
Craig McDonnell joins TE Connectivity as VP, GM automation & control
By Alyssa Dalton
Mar. 12, 2015 – Craig McDonnell has been named vice-president and general manager of the automation and control business within TE Industrial. In his new role, McDonnell is responsible for the business globally, and will report to Thomas Schmidt, TE Industrial president.
The automation and control business is a “key driver of TE Industrial’s success,” said TE Connectivity, adding that McDonnell will be responsible for the continued growth of the business, through focus on improving the customer experience, expanding the product portfolio into field applications, improving customer coverage in the machinery market, and building a performance-oriented culture.
McDonnell was previously with Eaton, where he led the company’s automation and drive business.