Wohler names new CEO
WORLD: Wohler’s Michael Kelly has been promoted to president and CEO of the company. Moving from the position of vice president of finance and planning, Mr Kelly will replace outgoing CEO Carl Dempsey, who after being with the Wohler for 21 years is leaving to pursue other interests. In tandem with Mr Kelly’s appointment, Wohler has announced increased investment in software engineers and product management to aid its on-going shift to IP and software-centric designs.
Mr Kelly‘s new role will see him focused on completing development of the company’s iAM line. ‘Our shift toward software-defined solutions ensures that Wohler customers will continue to have the leading-edge tools they need to work more efficiently and effectively than ever,’ stated Mr Kelly. ‘The market's positive response to iAM-Madi confirms this strategy, and we look forward to launching additional iAM products in the first quarter of 2016.’
In addition to new investments in labour, Wohler is also widening its capabilities surrounding technologies such as AES67, Aspen, and Dante to meet customer demand for IP-based monitoring solutions.
Outgoing CEO, Mr Dempsey, is expected to remain on the company’s board of directors.