Emerson announced the election of James Turley as chair of the company’s board of directors. Turley, who has served as a member of Emerson’s board since 2013, is an independent director. Turley succeeds former chair and CEO David N. Farr, who retired after 20 years as CEO in February and concluded his board term on May 4, 2021.
Turley was chairman and CEO of Ernst & Young from 2001 until his retirement in 2013. Turley also serves on the boards of directors for Citigroup Inc., Northrop Grumman Corporation and Precigen, Inc.