Lenze SE, a global leader and manufacturer of electrical and mechanical drive, motion control and automation technologies, recently announced the appointment of Ralph Rosa as president of Lenze Americas.
“More than ever, Lenze’s motion centric applications and solutions expertise can make a real difference for machine builders looking for higher productivity, better energy efficiency, lower system cost or global service support. We are thrilled to welcome Mr. Ralph Rosa as president of Lenze Americas. Under his leadership, Lenze Americas will build on our North American sales, production and engineering footprint for a dynamic future and the customers we serve,” said Dr. Yorck Schmidt, member of the Lenze executive board and chairman, Lenze Americas.
Rosa is excited to join Lenze, an organization with one of the freshest product portfolios in the industry including newly launched product families and software such as: space-saving, flexible and low-cost i500 inverters; revolutionary and robust g500 geared motors; and time-saving Fast Software Modules for developing many automation applications. “Leveraging impressive worldwide capabilities, Lenze is uniquely positioned as a global Motion Centric Automation specialist and poised to dramatically expand in the Americas with its extensive new product offerings, industry expertise, and system capabilities,” said Rosa.
Rosa brings a strong track record to Lenze with more than 25 years of experience at Eaton Corporation in the controls, automation, power electronics, and services businesses. At Eaton he achieved leadership positions running business units and large sales, marketing, and engineering organizations in the United States and Switzerland. Most recently, Rosa served as president of Schaffner North America. While under Rosa’s leadership, his businesses recognized significant market share growth and improved operational efficiencies.
Rosa attended Pennsylvania State University, where he earned a dual bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering and general arts and sciences. He also holds an MBA from the University of Michigan.