Last updated on July 2nd, 2019 at 09:51 am
Growing Power receives Kiwanis award
Growing Power, Inc. recently received the 2011 recipient of the Kiwanis Hall of Fame Award. The award recognizes an organization that clearly demonstrates its commitment to the long-term betterment of the Milwaukee community, while enhancing the lives of its citizens and visitors. Growing Power, Inc was chosen for the innovative and creative ways it has involved people, young and old, in diverse communities through environmental and sustainable business concepts providing high-quality, safe, healthy, affordable food for residents in their community. Growing Power, Inc.’s continued commitment in hiring of youths and low income residents is highly commendable. Recently, Growing Power announced a partnership with the City of Milwaukee and took to the task of creating up to 150 full-time jobs and hiring people from a variety of backgrounds, including those who have served time in a correctional facility.
Ferry is new president of InSinkErator
Emerson Electric Co. today announced the appointment of Tim Ferry as president of its InSinkErator business, the Racine-based manufacturer of food waste disposers and instant hot water dispensers,
Ferry had been president of Emerson Tool Co. Replacing Ferry as the new president of Emerson Tool Co. will be Chad Severson, who previously served as president of Emerson’s Knaack business.
Ferry succeeds Jerry Ryder, whose 35 years in marketing and management with Emerson included 16 years as InSinkErator president. Ryder He will serve in a new role as chairman of the business before retiring from InSinkErator at the end of 2011.
Smerson chairman and chief executive officer David Farr praised Ferry and Severson for their many years of industry experience and past leadership contributions to Emerson.
"Tim Ferry and Chad Severson both bring strong management skills, professionalism and industry leadership to their new roles within Emerson. They and their teams will continue to drive innovation and new growth for both InSinkErator and Emerson Tool Co. brands," Farr said.
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