Michael H. Train, MBA ‘91

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Michael Train Michael H. Train, MBA ‘91
Executive Vice President and Group Business Leader
Emerson Automation Solutions

Mike has had a dynamic and successful career at Emerson. Effective May 1, 2016, Mike assumed the role of Executive Vice President and Group Business Leader of Emerson's newly structured Automation Solutions business, one of two main business platforms for Emerson including the operations and leading brands of Process Management, Fisher, Rosemount, ASCO, Branson and Appleton. Previously, Mike served as President of Global Sales for Emerson Process Management from October 2010 to April 2016.  In this capacity, Mike had responsibility for five World Area regional organizations with focus on sales, service, support, and customer satisfaction across all products and services provided by Emerson Process Management. As a member of the Emerson Process Management leadership team, he was involved in driving strategic initiatives and investments for the entire business group. Prior to his role of President of Global Sales, Mike was the President of Rosemount, the largest of Emerson Process Management’s business units.  From October 2008 to October 2010, he led Rosemount, the world leader in the design and manufacture of instrumentation, including a complete line of pressure, temperature, flow and level products.

While Mike began his career at Emerson in 1991 as an international planner in the corporate headquarters in St. Louis, Missouri, he soon acquired international experience, moving to Hong Kong in 1994 as one of the pioneering members of the Emerson Asia-Pacific headquarters serving as the Vice President, Planning & Development for Asia-Pacific. Additionally, he spent two years as the President of Emerson Japan and Korea based in Tokyo, returning in 1997 to St Louis as the Vice President of Corporate Planning and International.  He returned to Asia in 2002 as President of Emerson Process Management Asia-Pacific where Mike led the growth of the business from $400M to $1.4B in sales with employment expanding from 2,000 to 7,000.

Mike resides in Excelsior, MN, with his wife Jean, and has five children. Mike currently serves on the Cornell Johnson School Advisory Council and was a 2008 Eisenhower Fellowship recipient.  He received a BS Electrical Engineering degree from General Motors Institute and an MBA from the Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University. Mike also completed the coursework for an MA Asian studies while at Cornell and completed the Japanese FALCON program, a one-year intensive Japanese language course.