COOPER INDUSTRIES LAUNCHES SEARCH FOR CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER
New York, NY (May 1, 2008) – Cooper Industries recently tapped EF|IMD International, the executive search division of Epsen Fuller Group, to find a Chief Information Officer for the global manufacturer.
With nearly $6 Billion in sales, Cooper Industries operates eight divisions: Cooper B-Line, Cooper Bussmann, Cooper Crouse-Hinds, Cooper Lighting, Cooper Safety, Cooper Power Systems, Cooper Wiring Devices and Cooper Tools Group.
Reporting directly to the Chief Executive Officer, the new CIO’s charter will be to manage the global information technology infrastructure, application development, and organization. The Chief Information Officer will be the leader for all aspects of enterprise information solutions.
John Jazylo, partner, Epsen Fuller Group will lead the search along with principal, Conni Bullock.
About Cooper Industries
Cooper Industries, Ltd. CBE is a global manufacturer with 2007 revenues of $5.9 billion, approximately 87% of which are from electrical products. Founded in 1833, Cooper’s sustained level of success is attributable to a constant focus on innovation, evolving business practices while maintaining the highest ethical standards, and meeting customer needs. The Company has eight operating divisions with leading market share positions and world-class products and brands including: Bussmann electrical and electronic fuses; Crouse-Hinds and CEAG explosion-proof electrical equipment; Halo and Metalux lighting fixtures; and Kyle and McGraw-Edison power systems products. Cooper, which has more than 31,500 employees and manufacturing facilities in 23 countries as of 2007, is incorporated in Bermuda with administrative headquarters inHouston,TX.
About Epsen Fuller Group
New York based Epsen Fuller Group, www.epsenfuller.com, is a Top-20 retained executive search and talent management consulting firm with US offices in New York, New Jersey and San Francisco and offices in major markets and business centers throughout the world, providing instant access to a world-class executive talent pool serving the global economy. Epsen Fuller Group operates under one umbrella and one common platform to deliver an integrated suite of talent management solutions throughout four business units focused on the acquisition, assessment, and acceleration of talent. EF|IMD conducts senior executive search, TalentKinect executes mid-management recruitment projects, iDestiny offers a variety of leadership assessment, development, and coaching solutions, while EFG|Advisory delivers talent assessment and advisory services to enhance governance best practices in corporate Boards and maximize transaction value for Private Equity Groups.
The firm specializes primarily in three primary industry verticals – tech communications & media, pharmaceuticals & life sciences, and the consumer sectors for blue-chip client organizations worldwide.