Craig W. Ashmore
Executive Vice President
Craig W. Ashmore, an executive vice president at Emerson, manages the company’s strategic planning, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate technology functions, as well as Emerson Network Power’s connectivity solutions business. He has held these responsibilities since 2004. In October 2007 Ashmore was named a member of Emerson’s Office of Chief Executive, the company’s top management team that sets global strategy. In October 2009 he was promoted from senior vice president to executive vice president at the company.
Prior to joining Emerson’s senior management team, Ashmore served as group vice president of Emerson Telecommunication Products and from 2001 to 2003 was vice president of corporate profit planning. He previously was president of the Fisher Regulators and Fusite business units and before that served as Emerson’s director of investor relations. He joined Emerson in 1991 as a strategic planner and early in his career held a number of marketing and management positions.
Ashmore is a member of the board of NEMA, the electrical manufacturing industry trade association, and also serves on the board of the University of Connecticut Foundation.
Ashmore received a bachelor’s degree in mechanical and civil engineering at the University of Connecticut and a master’s degree in business administration from Harvard Business School.