Rockwell Automation Names Susana Gonzalez President for EMEA Region

BRUSSELS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Rockwell Automation Inc. (NYSE: ROK) names Susana Gonzalez president of
Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) region.

Susana was most recently Rockwell Automation’s European regional sales
vice president. Before joining Rockwell Automation, she led European
industrial automation and control sales for a global technology and
manufacturing company. She has over 15 years of experience successfully
leading product management and sales organizations in multinational

Susana will replace Thomas Donato effective January 1, 2019. Donato was
promoted to sr. vice president sales and marketing, also effective
January 1, 2019. “Susana is a strong global leader with experience
across Europe, North America, and Asia. Her broad international
experience, and exceptional leadership demonstrated since she joined
Rockwell Automation makes her the ideal candidate for driving growth in
this region” said Thomas Donato.

Mrs. Gonzalez will be the company’s first female EMEA president. She
will be responsible for executing the company’s growth and customer
strategy and leading the commercial and selling organization.

Mrs. Gonzalez holds a Bachelor degree in Business Administration from
Asturias Business School and San Francisco State University, a M.Sc. in
Business Administration from San Francisco State University in addition
to several leadership programs. Over time, Susana will relocate from
Germany to the Rockwell Automation EMEA headquarters in Brussels.

Rockwell Automation, Inc. (NYSE: ROK), the world’s largest company
dedicated to industrial automation and information, makes its customers
more productive and the world more sustainable. Headquartered in
Milwaukee, Wis., Rockwell Automation employs about 23,000 people serving
customers in more than 80 countries.


Rockwell Automation, Inc.
Ike Umunnah
Director, Global Public
Marketing Communications & Services Manager – EMEA Region
Tel: +44 1908 838831