Emerson Process Management announces the appointment of Roel Van Doren as President, Europe. In his new role, Van Doren will be responsible for leading all European sales and marketing activities. He takes over from Bob Sharp, who is moving to a new position at Emerson, in St. Louis, USA. Van Doren will continue to be based at Emerson’s European head office in Baar, Switzerland, where he previously held the position of Vice President, Northern Europe. Van Doren has been with Emerson for 22 years, progressing through the organisation in various management roles. After ten years with the Belgian organisation, Van Doren moved to the UK in September 2000 and became the General Manager Operations for the UK and Ireland. Subsequently he took an assignment in the US as Vice President of the Refining and Chemical Industry Center.