ELPRO Names Harris President and CEO09.Mar.2017
ELPRO, the Swiss-based global knowledge leader in innovative environmental monitoring solutions, has promoted Micalyn Harris to president and CEO of ELPRO Services, Inc., the company’s U.S. subsidiary located in Marietta, Ohio.
A native of Parkersburg, W.Va., Harris joined ELPRO in 2009, and most recently served as the Vice President of Sales and Marketing, North America. In her new role, Harris will oversee the company’s strategic growth initiatives for North America and will continue to serve on the board of directors.
«ELPRO has recently experienced strong global growth and we will continue on that path. It’s an honor to work alongside a very bright and talented team here in North America and I am excited to see us realize our fullest potential in the coming years,» Harris said. Harris has been instrumental in the steady growth of ELPRO’s business in North America to date, more than doubling the staff and sales revenue since 2009. She is responsible for redefining the subsidiary’s organizational structure to position it for future growth, and maintains direct oversight over major contracts and pricing. During her tenure with ELPRO, Harris has negotiated strategic selling partnerships to expand the company’s sales footprint in the US; launched and expanded the company’s global GDP services offering; and spearheaded numerous continuous improvement initiatives. Harris graduated from college early with a bachelor of science degree in biochemistry from Marietta College. She also holds an MBA from New York Institute of Technology. Harris is currently a member of the Parenteral Drug Association and the International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineers. She and her husband, Joe, reside in Parkersburg.