Standex Refrigerated Solutions Group tapped Rusty Ekness to serve as its vice president of product management and marketing.
Ekness comes to Standex RSG from Co-Operative Plating Co. in St. Paul, Minn., where he was president. Before that, he spent the bulk of his career at Emerson Automation Solutions in product management, marketing and global sales leadership roles.
In his new position Ekness will develop and execute the overall vision, purpose and product management and marketing strategy at Standex. He will help build product roadmaps, drive pricing strategies, identify new markets, and manage the new product development processes.