John Russell, Chairman of the Board of Russelectric® Inc., recently announced the appointment of Dorian Alexandrescu as the company’s new President and CEO.
Mr. Alexandrescu has over 20 years of extensive management experience across industry segments. These range from electrical equipment, energy management, and clean energy to automotive to industrial automation, packaging, and consumer goods. Most recently, he served as President and CEO of RESA Power Solutions, a market leader in life extension products and services for electric power transmission, distribution, and circuit protection equipment. Prior to that, he was Vice President and General Manager of Eaton Corporation/Power Distribution Operations’ Latin America and Caribbean Division.
Alexandrescu has an International Baccalaureate in Electromechanical Engineering, the equivalent of an MS in Theoretical Physics and Technology Applications from the University of Bucharest, and is a graduate of the Executive Development Program of Dartmouth College’s Amos Tuck Business School.
He takes over for George Whittaker, who is retiring after 48 years of service. Whittaker succeeded Raymond G. Russell, Russelectric’s founder and owner.
Chairman John Russell commented, “We want to thank George for his wise stewardship. We also want to welcome Dorian, who is committed to running and growing the company in the spirit my father — independently-owned, innovative, and uncompromising on quality.”
Founded in 1955, Russelectric Inc. designs and manufactures integrated emergency and standby power control systems for mission critical facilities. Manufactured at facilities in Hingham, Massachusetts, and Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, the company’s sophisticated power control systems, transfer switches, and bypass/isolation switches are widely used in advanced data centers, banks, hospitals, and other vital installations.