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November 15, 2018 Annual Investor Meeting
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John McDermott

John McDermott, Senior Vice President

John McDermott, senior vice president, Global Sales and Marketing at Rockwell Automation is responsible for the company's global customer experience including worldwide sales, marketing and customer care. Since assuming this role, John and his leadership team continue to maximize Rockwell Automation sales growth by matching customers’ needs to the company’s capabilities through valued relationships.

Global Sales and Marketing (GSM) is the company’s customer-facing organization, bringing together global Sales regions, Global Accounts, Channels, Marketing and Customer Care organizations.

In his 30-plus years with the company, which began when he joined Allen-Bradley in 1980, John has held many roles of increasing responsibility throughout our businesses, including vice president and general manager in the Standard Drives business and Segment responsibilities in the Motion and Information group. He has led customer-facing organizations including the North and South America Sales regions. Prior to his current role, he served as senior vice president, Global Sales and Solutions, and senior vice president, Global Manufacturing Solutions.

John earned a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from Marquette University.