Henry Knueppel, retired chairman and chief executive officer of Regal Beloit Corp., has been elected to the board of directors of Wisconsin Energy Corp., the Milwaukee-based parent company of We Energies.
“I’m delighted that Henry has agreed to serve as a Wisconsin Energy director,” said Gale Klappa, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Wisconsin Energy. “His extensive management experience and his broad understanding of the challenges that face our large industrial customers will strengthen an already strong and engaged board of directors.”
Knueppel, 64, has more than 30 years of senior management experience with Regal Beloit, a leading manufacturer of electric motors, mechanical and electrical motion controls, and power generation products.
Knueppel also serves as nonexecutive chairman of Harsco Corp. and as a director of Regal Beloit Corp., Snap-On Inc., and First National Bank & Trust Company of Beloit.