Artesyn Promotes Wussow to President of N. American Commercial Division

May 18, 1999 by Jeff Shepard

Artesyn Technologies (Minneapolis,MN) announced the promotion of Charles Wussow to the position of President of the company's North American Commercial Division, replacing Lou DeBartelo, who left Artesyn for another position in the industry.Wussow, 53, joined Artesyn (formerly known as Zytec) in 1993 as Vice President, Engineering, and since 1997 he has been Vice President, Custom Product Engineering. He began his career at Texas Instruments in 1968, and in 1978 became co-founder and CEO of a power supply company, Summit Electronics, Inc. Basler Electric company acquired Summit in 1982 and Mr. Wussow stayed on as President of that subsidiary.