Russelectric (Hingham, Mass.) Dorian Alexandrescu was recently appointed as the company’s new president and CEO. He has more than 20 years of management experience in electrical equipment, energy management, clean energy, automotive, industrial automation, packaging and consumer goods. He most recently served as president and CEO of RESA Power Solutions, a market leader in life extension products and services for electric power transmission, distribution, and circuit protection equipment.
Prior to that, he was V.P. and general manager of Eaton Corp./Power Distribution Operations’ Latin America and Caribbean Division. Alexandrescu has an International Baccalaureate in electromechanical engineering, the equivalent of an MS in theoretical physics and technology applications from the University of Bucharest, and is a graduate of the Executive Development Program of Dartmouth College’s Amos Tuck Business School.
Alexandrescu takes over for George Whittaker, who is retiring after 48 years of service. Whittaker succeeded Raymond G. Russell, Russelectric’s founder and owner.
Founded in 1955, Russelectric Inc. designs and manufactures integrated emergency and standby power control systems for mission critical facilities. Manufactured at facilities in Hingham Broken Arrow, Okla., the company’s power control systems, transfer switches, and bypass/isolation switches are widely used in advanced data centers, banks, hospitals and other vital installations.