National Association of Manufacturers elects new chair and vice chair to its board of directors

Jan. 24, 2024
The NAM Board is made up of more than 200 leaders from the manufacturing sector.

The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) has made some changes to its board. Kathy Wengel, who is currently Executive Vice President and Chief Technical Operations and Risk Officer at Johnson & Johnson, was elected as board chair. Blake Moret, the current Chairman and CEO of Rockwell Automation, was elected as vice chair. The two new board members have a history with NAM. Wengel serves on the Board of Directors of the MI and is instrumental in MI’s Women MAKE America Initiative. Moret has worked closely with Creators Wanted and is a past chair of the MI.

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Alexis Gajewski | Senior Content Strategist

Alexis Gajewski has over 15 years of experience in the maintenance, reliability, operations, and manufacturing space. She joined Plant Services in 2008 and works to bring readers the news, insight, and information they need to make the right decisions for their plants. Alexis also authors “The Lighter Side of Manufacturing,” a blog that highlights the fun and innovative advances in the industrial sector. 

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