CORONA, California, September 24, 2020 – ESL Power Systems, Inc is pleased to announce the appointment of Marcelo Gonzalez as President. Michael Hellmers, who has been President of ESL for nearly 20 years, will continue to be engaged in the business and advance into the position of Chief Sales Strategist and Chairman of the Board.
Recently transitioned to a 100% employee-owned company through its Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), ESL is primed to tackle exciting challenges and opportunities as we emerge from Covid-19. Marcelo’s appointment is a clear reflection of ESL’s strategic vision as he is enthusiastic to accelerate ESL’s growth.
Marcelo’s key professional attributes include leading international organizations to double-digit growth, developing teams through coaching, and setting clear strategies while aligning teams to achieve a bold vision.
Marcelo holds a Mechanical Engineering degree as well as an MBA. Originally from Argentina, he has lived in several countries while holding key executive positions at Cavotec, based in Switzerland, where he worked for almost 18 years. His last professional challenge was leading the international operations at DART Aerospace.
Marcelo will continue to build the organizational success of ESL, working hand in hand with Michael and David Helmers during the transition.
“I am very excited to be joining ESL,” Marcelo said, “I believe this is a tremendous opportunity to contribute in the continued growth of an organization that already has a great business model and a talented management team. We are well-positioned to bring ESL to a new level of performance and excellence.”
“Marcelo is the right new leader to drive ESL to the next level,” said Michael Hellmers. “There is enormous opportunity ahead, and we couldn’t be happier with Marcelo joining our team to lead ESL and our customers to mutual success.”
About ESL Power Systems, Inc.
A 100% employee owned company, ESL Power Systems, Inc. is an innovative global leader in the design and manufacturing of cord-connected electrical equipment for industrial and commercial applications and is also the premier custom control panel builder in Southern California.