Posted March 29, 2016

Powermatic Associates names new president

Powermatic Associates announced the promotion of Frank Nudo to president.

Nudo will be responsible for both directing the company’s daily operations and in setting strategic direction for the future. He is assuming responsibilities from company founder, Larry Fitzgerald, who will continue with Powermatic as chairman of the board.

Nudo has over 40 years of experience in all aspects of the automation and electrical industry. He joined Powermatic Associates in 1994 as a sales engineer and has served as both sales manager and general manager. Nudo is well known and respected in both the Northern California Automation industry as well as in the industry in general. During the early years of his career, he worked in the Chicago and Midwestern markets. He has served on a number of distributor advisory councils and is an active participant in various national trade associations.

Powermatic Associates is an ESOP-owned company headquartered in Pleasanton, Calif., with locations in Austin, Texas and Singapore. Founded by Larry Fitzgerald in 1972, Powermatic Associates has grown to be one of the leading suppliers of automation equipment to high tech industries