Roel Van Doren, President, Emerson Automation Solutions Europe is responsible for leading all European sales and marketing activities for Emerson Automation Solutions. Roel is based in Emerson Automation Solutions European Head Office in Baar (CH), where he previously held the position of Vice President Northern Europe. Roel has been with Emerson for 27 years, progressing through the organization in various management roles. After ten years with the Belgian organization, Roel moved to the UK 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. Roel has a Master of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven.