March 15, 2023
Baldor Electric Co. recently named Ryan Waite director of motor product management for its global NEMA motor business. Waite is responsible for the rapid global growth of Baldor•Reliance motors sales as well as implementing the strategic vision for the business. Waite joined Baldor in 1990 and has experience in operations, engineering and customer service. His previous positions have included manufacturing engineering manager, plant manager, director of Lean Flex-Flow, and most recently, director of manufacturing. Waite has a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Southern Illinois University. He will be located in Fort Smith, Arkansas.