Blake Moret is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Rockwell Automation. He assumed the role on July 1, 2016.
As CEO, Blake leads the world’s largest company focused on industrial automation and information, dedicated to making our customers more productive and the world more sustainable. He is passionate about our vision of The Connected Enterprise and is leading its acceleration through innovation and an in-depth knowledge of our customers’ business needs. Blake has proven himself to be an exceptional leader with a deep understanding of the company’s values, culture, people, technology, and customers.
In his previous role, he served five years as senior vice president of Control Products and Solutions (CP&S), one of the company’s two business segments.
Blake has 31 years of broad experience with the company including leadership roles in marketing, solutions, services, and product groups. He began his career in 1985 as a sales trainee, and subsequently served in senior positions across the organization, including international assignments in Europe and Canada.
Blake is a graduate of Georgia Institute of Technology, where he earned a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering. He is currently on the National Association of Manufacturers’ (NAM) Board of Directors and Executive Committee, and previously served as Chair of the Board of the NAM Manufacturing Institute. Additionally, he is a member of the Business Roundtable and the United Way of Greater Milwaukee and Waukesha. He is also on the Board of Trustees of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee.