Russelectric Inc. announces the retirement of John Meuleman, vice president of sales and marketing, effective September 2, 2016.

John started his career with Russelectric in September 1975 as an application engineer and has served as leader of the company’s sales and marketing organization for the past 21 years. A key member of Russelectric’s leadership team, he has played a major role in making Russelectric the US-market leader in paralleling switchgear and automatic transfer switch solutions for critical mission applications.  With a tremendous work ethic and dedication, John has worked tirelessly throughout his career with Russelectric’s external sales representatives around the country; internal sales, quotations, and marketing organizations; as well as with external trade organizations and groups.

“I know I speak for all who have known and worked with John in thanking him for his efforts on behalf of the company and the industry as a whole,” said Dorian Alexandrescu, Russelectric president and CEO.  Alexandrescu added, “The Russell family and Russelectric Board of Directors also recognize John’s efforts and wish to thank him for his exemplary professionalism and dedication to the company. And finally, I and the entire Russelectric organization and family would like to extend our best wishes.”

Russelectric Inc. has appointed Randall J. Adleman as vice president of commercial operations reporting to Alexandrescu. In this role, Randy will be responsible for commercial operations for Russelectric, as well as all selling activities including sales, marketing, application engineering, and quotations.  In addition, he will be part of the Russelectric Senior Leadership Team.

An experienced, creative, growth-driven leader with a unique mix of sales and marketing skills, Randy combines a deep knowledge of the power quality, distribution, and controls market with an impressive results-oriented, winning approach. Skilled at developing and continuously improving sales and marketing organizations, Randy has a proven track record of high performance, integrity, and versatility in fast-paced, complex organizations such as Emerson Electric, Invensys/Powerware, Ingersoll-Rand, and Valence Technology. Prior to joining Russelectric, Randy was vice president of global sales and marketing for Active Power, in Austin, TX, a manufacturer of flywheel-based Uninterruptible Power Systems for mission critical applications.

He holds a Bachelor’s degree from Colgate University and an MBA in Marketing from Fairleigh Dickinson University.

Randy will take over for John Meuleman, who will be retiring after 41 years with Russelectric.