Scott Saunders has been named Chief Executive Officer of Moore Industries-International, Inc., a leading manufacturer of instrumentation for the process control industry. Effective July 15, 2014, he reports to Leonard W. Moore, who remains the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the company he founded in 1968.
In his previous role as COO of Moore Industries, Saunders was instrumental in the daily operational planning and management responsibilities of the company, ensuring that its strategic direction and goals were met. He also continued in his role as vice president of sales and marketing, where he managed the company’s overseas operations along with directing marketing efforts and overseeing the sales force.
Saunders joined Moore Industries in 1999 as a Regional Sales Manager. He holds a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Business Administration from Winthrop University in South Carolina.“I am both honored and humbled about my new position with the company,” said Saunders. “We have a great team of employees at Moore Industries and I am excited about the opportunity to further grow the company’s long established position of providing the most rugged and reliable industrial instrumentation in the industry.”
Moore Industries was founded in 1968. Based in North Hills, CA, Moore Industries designs and manufactures rail, panel and field instruments for industrial process control and monitoring, system integration and factory automation. Leonard Moore has received several accolades over the years for his achievements including being named an Honorary Member of the International Society for Automation (ISA), the highest honor given by the prestigious organization.
“Scott’s vision and guidance has helped our company maintain success in difficult economic times,” said Moore. “With his leadership, Moore Industries is poised for growth in new territories in the coming years.”
The company has direct sales offices in the United States and additional worldwide locations in Australia, Belgium, the Netherlands, the People's Republic of China and the United Kingdom. The company serves a variety of industries such as chemical and petrochemical; power generation and transmission; petroleum extraction, refining and transport; pulp and paper; food and beverage; mining and metal refining; pharmaceuticals and biotechnology; industrial machinery and equipment; water and wastewater; and environmental and pollution monitoring.