Jeff Householder is the president of Emerson’s machine automation solutions business, responsible for leading all aspects of the newly acquired business formerly known as Intelligent Platforms within GE. The machine automation solutions business operates within the Emerson systems and solutions organization and is focused on serving all industries with a broad portfolio that includes programmable logic controllers (PLCs), industrial PCs, panel PCs, displays and edge computing devices. Householder manages a diverse leadership team that comprises the entire business including sales, operations, finance, product development and lifecycle services. Prior to assuming this position, he held many roles within Emerson since joining the company in 1996.
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