York, Pa. – October 27, 2016 – Red Lion Controls, global experts in communication, monitoring and control for industrial automation and networking, today announced the appointment of Jack Lee as President of the company. Jack, whose appointment is effective immediately, will be based at Red Lion’s headquarters in York, Pennsylvania.
Jack Lee succeeds Mike Granby, who served as President of Red Lion for seventeen years, and is leaving the company to pursue other entrepreneurial projects. Mike joined Red Lion in 1996 through the acquisition of the UK business that he founded, Paradigm Controls.
“Jack has broad experience in industrial markets, including business development in the rapidly-growing Industrial Internet of Things field. His leadership skills and global industrial background make him well-suited to take Red Lion into its next phase,” said Jo Hallas, Business Group Director at Spectris plc. “We would like to thank Mike for his considerable contribution to Red Lion, building the company into a trusted industrial automation and networking brand over his many years of service.”
Jack served as Senior Vice President and Managing Director of the Surface Equipment and Automation Business Group for Dover Corporation before joining Red Lion. Prior to this, he held various senior positions with Emerson, including leading the acquisition and integration of the Bristol measurement and control business. Earlier in his career, he held positions with Solvay and Pennzoil. He holds a Master’s degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Houston and an MBA from Northwestern University.
“I look forward to the opportunity to lead Red Lion forward as it helps customers gain business insight by improving communications and increasing productivity through its industry-leading solutions,” said Jack Lee, President of Red Lion. “Red Lion has great talent, technology, partnerships and global reach, and we will continue to innovate and focus on providing strong customer service into the future.”
For more information on Red Lion, visit www.redlion.net.