James W. O’Day has been promoted to vice president, marketing for Ward Leonard
Electric Co., the high-performance electronics engineering and manufacturing company in Thomaston, Conn. “Jim’s promotion reflects his achievements as well as the growth trajectory that Ward Leonard is on,” said President Jon Carter.
During his tenure, O’Day has overseen expansion of marketing and sales efforts into new market segments, has led development of strategic partnerships with U.S. military organizations and has overseen expansion of the sales organization.
O’Day has been at Ward Leonard since 2001 as director of marketing and sales. Previously he worked at Cooper Wiring Devices and Eagle Electric, both in Long Island City, N.Y.
Ward Leonard is a leading provider of electric motors and control systems for the U.S. Navy and specialized industrial applications.