Murata Power Solutions Announces Senior Appointments

November 08, 2011 by Jeff Shepard

Murata Power Solutions announced three senior Product Management and Business Development appointments that have global responsibilities.

Bill Smith is promoted to the position of Director Product Management for Board Mount Power products. In this role Bill will be responsible for the medium to high power dc-dc board mount product line. Bill, who has been in the power industry for 22 years, will be responsible for developing new products and building cross-functional relationships with our Design Teams to drive product marketing and demand in existing, new and emerging markets. Bill is based in the Mansfield, MA USA office.

Lisa Keller, previously the Director of Engineering at the Broomfield Design Centre in Colorado, now takes on the position of Director Front End Product and Program Management. In this role, Lisa will be responsible for all standard and custom product development and product marketing for Murata Power Solutions’ line of standard and custom front end power supplies. Lisa will guide the efforts of the existing product management team for standard products and lead the Development Project Management functions at the Broomfield, CO and Toronto, ON Design Centers. Lisa has been a power electronics design engineer for 8 years, and in engineering management since 2000.

Mike Schiano takes on the position of Director Planning and Business Development. In this new position, Mike is responsible for Business Development, Marketing Communications and the planning functions related to company’s product marketing activities. He has been in the power industry since 1994, and has held various sales manager, project manager, and product marketing manager roles since he started working for the company nine years ago. Mike is based in the Mansfield, MA office.