Mark Bulanda is an Emerson senior vice president who oversees the company’s acquisition planning and portfolio management activities. He was appointed to this position in April 2016 and works with Emerson’s businesses to identify potential acquisition candidates. In 2016, he was named to Emerson’s Office of the Chief Executive, which helps develop and guide the company’s global business strategies.
Bulanda has a 30-year career with Emerson. He previously managed Emerson’s Industrial Automation businesses and was appointed an Emerson executive vice president of the Emerson Industrial Automation business in 2012.
Bulanda is a member of the boards of directors for the St. Joseph Institute for the Deaf, Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater St. Louis and the St. Louis Science Center.
Bulanda received a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from GMI Engineering and Management Institute, and holds a master’s degree in business administration from Northwestern University in Chicago. He and his wife Kelly have 3 boys and 2 girls and have lived in St. Louis since 2001.