Emerson Appoints James Turley as Chair of the Board of Directors
ST. LOUIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Emerson (NYSE: EMR), a global technology and industrial software leader, today announced the election of James Turley as chair of the company’s board of directors. Turley, who has served as a member of Emerson’s board since 2013, is an independent director. Turley succeeds former chair and CEO David N. Farr, who retired after 20 years as CEO in February and will conclude his board term today.
Turley was chairman and CEO of Ernst & Young from 2001 until his retirement in 2013. A sought-after audit and financial reporting expert, Turley also serves on the boards of directors for Citigroup Inc., Northrop Grumman Corporation and Precigen, Inc.
“Emerson has a longtime commitment to strong…