Rockwell Automation shares inched up to a new record high Wednesday morning after the provider of electrical components and equipment named Patrick Goris chief financial officer, effective Feb. 7.
Shares were 1.7% higher in recent morning trade, within a new 52-week range of $87.53 – $141.43.
Goris succeeds Theodore Crandall, who has been appointed senior vice president, control products and Solutions (CP&S), replacing Ken Champa, who will retire later in 2017.
Goris currently serves as Rockwell Automation’s vice president, investor relations and vice president, finance, of the architecture and software segment. He has held several roles within finance since joining Rockwell Automation in 2006.