Edward L. Monser served as Emerson’s chief operating officer from 2001-2015 and as president of Emerson from 2010 - 2018. He has more than 30 years of experience in senior operational positions at Emerson and played key roles in globalizing the company.
Active in promoting international understanding and trade, Monser was vice chairman of the U.S.-India Strategic Partnership Forum, and served on the advisory Economic Development Board for China’s Guangdong Province and the board of advisors for South Ural State University in Chelyabinsk, Russia. He is also past board member and past vice chairman of the U.S.-China Business Council.
In the St. Louis community, Monser has served on the boards of directors or trustees for several educational, civic and charitable organizations, including Ranken Technical College.
Monser serves on the board of directors for Air Products and Chemicals, Inc., Canadian Pacific Railroad, Vertiv Holding, and the Advisory Board of Seyer Industries.