GE Industrial Solutions (Mississauga, Ontario):Ajay Gupta has been appointed as the lead Canadian channel commercial director. Gupta will be responsible for developing national channel strategies while creating a distributor framework to help grow business with Canadian channel partners. He will support Adrian Thomas, GE's regional sales leader in Canada. Gupta brings more than 15 years of GE experience to his new position. Most recently, Gupta was the technical channel director for Canada and North U.S. at the GE Energy Global Center of Excellence. He is a graduate of Columbia Southern University (CSU) with a bachelor of science in computer technology. Gupta also holds an industrial electronics degree in engineering and is an MBA graduate from CSU. He will be located in Toronto.