Pat Avery

Pat Avery

Vice President, Power Grid Automation, G&W Electric Co.

Pat Avery is the General Manager for Distribution Automation at G&W Electric Company. Pat brings extensive international experience to evaluate new markets, potential acquisitions and execute localization strategies that serve G&W’s distribution automation customers. He aligns G&W’s resources with industry partners to design specific solutions for customer’s needs, building long lasting relationships. G&W is a valued global supplier of electrical power equipment since 1905, and is the major Supplier of SF6 distribution Switches & Reclosers in North America.

Prior to G&W, Pat served as Director of Sales and Marketing at QuadTech, VP of North American Sales & Marketing at CTC Cable, Director of Product Marketing and Director of Division Marketing at Cooper Power Systems. Pat also held various executive Sales and Marketing positions with ABB. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Engineering Technology from Cornell University and a Masters of Management from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management.