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Management

IEM executives and managers have long-standing careers in the power distribution and systems industry. Most have worked at IEM for more than 20 years. We know the business and the value of dedication.

Ed Herman

Chief Executive Officer

Ed Herman is Chief Executive Officer at IEM, overseeing all operations of all four global facilities.

Since 1990, Herman has been a part of IEM as a sales personnel, independent sales rep, principal owner of IEM, and now holds the position of CEO.

Prior to joining IEM, Herman held various sales roles for Westinghouse Electric Corp.

Herman's extensive experience and leadership provides opportunities for IEM to continuously improve across all job functions by driving a culture of excellence at all levels within the company.

Herman earned a BS in Industrial Engineering from the University of Cincinnati.

Clayton Such

Chief Operating Officer

Clayton Such is Chief Operating Officer at IEM, overseeing operations for North American facilities. 

Such joined IEM in 2011 and has over 10 years’ experience in the power and control systems industry in various senior roles in sales and engineering.

He is actively strengthening the IEM operation to reflect the Company’s growing design expertise and its ability to deliver custom equipment for larger projects.

He brings both his experience and passion for power system solutions to IEM and assist with process/product integration of all IEM business units and establishing IEM as the premier power systems/quality provider in the industry.

Such graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a Master of Science (M.S.) in Mechanical Engineering and Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Electrical Engineering.

 

Doug Kristensen

Chief Strategy Officer for IEM and Managing Director for IEM Power Systems SA (Belgium)

Doug Kristensen is Chief Strategy Officer for IEM and Managing Director at IEM Power Systems, SA overseeing operations for Battice, Belgium.

Kristensen has over 30 years' experience in mission critical power applications with manufacturers of electrical distribution, automation and power quality equipment in various senior roles in operations, sales, marketing and product development.

He is actively strengthening the IEM group to leverage capabilities of quality, custom equipment to develop effective customer solutions at scale.

He brings both his experience and passion for power system solutions to IEM and assist with process/product integration of all IEM business units and establishing IEM as the premier power systems/quality provider in the industry.

Kristensen graduated from SAIT Polytechnic in Calgary, AB with diplomas in both Power and Chemical Engineering Technology.

Dan O'Callaghan

Vice President of Finance

As vice president of finance, Dan O’Callaghan is responsible for all of the company’s financial functions, including accounting, audit, treasury, corporate finance and investor relations.

Prior to joining IEM, O’Callaghan served as senior director of financial planning and analysis for Harley-Davidson, Inc. His career spans more than 30 years of varied experience in corporate finance, product cost, product development, program management, and manufacturing engineering.

O’Callaghan joins IEM as a strategic-minded and process improvement focused finance professional with a technical education and manufacturing experience who loves working in a collaborative environment.

O’Callaghan holds Master’s Degree’s in Business Administration (MBA), Engineering Management (MEM), and Accounting (MS). He also has a Bachelor of Science in engineering, as well as being CPA certified.

Don Kozerski

Vice President - Sales and Marketing

Don Kozerski is vice president of sales and marketing at IEM, managing all corporate marketing and sales support initiatives.

Kozerski has been with IEM since 1995 with previous experience at GE, Cutler Hammer, and Square D in various sales and sales management roles. He is actively strengthening the IEM brand to reflect the Company’s growing design expertise and its ability to deliver custom equipment for larger projects. His knowledge of the industry and the challenges facing IEM’s customers enable the Company to maximize its contribution on every project.

Kozerski graduated with a BS in Industrial Engineering from Michigan State University.

Guy Anderson

Executive Vice President of Operations - IEM Canada

Guy Anderson is vice president of IEM Canada, overseeing all Canadian sales and engineering operations.

Anderson joined IEM in 2007 after 12 years in sales, management, and research with Thompson Technology, Dirk & Price Engineering and Nova Solar Systems.

He's an expert in the design of control and parallel switchgear systems and is well versed with Canada's electrical distribution business requirements.

Anderson received a degree in Electrical Engineering Technology from Assiniboine College, Brandon MB Canada in 1993.

Sean Goforth

Executive Vice President Sales & Marketing and Chief Revenue Officer

Sean Goforth is Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing and Chief Revenue Officer at IEM, managing all revenue channels and marketing initiatives.

Goforth has more than 20 years of professional sales and sales leadership experience in the data center, telecommunications and large commercial construction sectors. He is responsible for all aspects of IEM’s sales and solutions architecture, including the development of sales, execution of contract negotiations, implementation of robust sales support processes, revenue acquisition, and customer success.

He started his career with Eaton Corporation, where he held multiple sales roles. He then joined the IEM team in 2006. During his time with the Company, he has been instrumental in the growth of the sales organization and the expansion of IEM’s customer portfolio.

Goforth is a graduate of the California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo where he received a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Technology.

 

Tim Ferguson

Vice President of Operations - IEM Jacksonville

Tim Ferguson is Vice President of Operations of IEM in Florida, overseeing all Jacksonville manufacturing operations.

Ferguson joined IEM in 2011 thru the acquisition of Industrial Power Systems (IPS). With over 30 years’ experience manufacturing switchgear and custom controls systems, he has held multiple senior engineering, R&D and integrated systems sales positions.

He has a passion for switchgear manufacturing and complex controls systems design and development.  He actively building capabilities and capacity in Jacksonville to support growing business opportunities for standard product offerings and also complex integrated systems projects.

Ryan Gibson

Vice President of Engineering

Ryan Gibson is the Vice President of Engineering, overseeing both the engineering and field service group for all of North America operations.

In 2005, Gibson joined Industrial Power Systems in a design engineering role, before transitioning into field service and test engineering roles within the company. When IEM acquired IPS in 2011, he relocated to the west coast to help bridge the gap between engineering teams in the east and west of the US, and also north of the border in Canada.

His engineering expertise in switchgear, automation, commissioning, and integration of electrical equipment with rotating machines has been a great asset to IEM throughout every role he’s held within the company. His relentless drive, leadership, and focus on delivering tailored customer-driven product solutions have enabled IEM’s engineering and service groups to grow exponentially, while also stepping up to meet seemingly every challenge of a rapidly changing industrial landscape.

Gibson graduated from the University of Akron with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering in 2005. He received his Professional Engineering (PE) license form the state of Florida in 2010.

 

Jennifer Quach

Vice President of Human Resources

Jennifer Quach is Vice President of Human Resources at IEM, overseeing operations in Fremont, CA and Jacksonville, FL facilities.

Quach joined IEM in 2017 and has over 16 years’ experience in managing Human Resources functions from mid to large size companies in various industries.

She is responsible for providing strategic guidance and leadership for all aspects of the human resources function and establishing a vision and direction for the human capital programs, policies, and services.

She is compassionate and believes in building positive relationships to drive meaningful changes. She is dedicated and brings with her creative ideas and strategies that are outside of normal realm of Human Resources. She looks forward to being a great advocate for the Company.

Quach graduated with a BS in Human Resources Management in San Jose State University.

Dan Hulme

Chief Information Officer

Dan Hulme is chief technology officer at IEM.

He has been with IEM since 1992 leading IEM’s long-term technology vision.

Hulme pioneered the design and development of ERP software at IEM as well as a Metadata based architecture for user maintained database structures. Hulme has been instrumental in bringing dynamic and productivity-enhancing solutions to IEM.

Hulme earned a BS in Computer Science from Brigham Young University (BYU), Cum Laude.

Frank Cavezza

Executive Vice President of Design and Manufacturing

Frank Cavezza is Executive Vice President of Design and Manufacturing at IEM’s main plant in Fremont, CA.

Cavezza is a cornerstone of the IEM family having joined the Company in 1975 and is responsible for building an exceptional and experienced operations team that has fueled the growth of IEM over the years.

With extensive design expertise and superior problem solving skills, Cavezza has positioned IEM to be leaders of switchgear design and solutions.

His career includes time with Westinghouse and ITE, and Anixter Power (acquired by IEM in 1975) – but for Frank and his team, it’s all about IEM.