S&C Electric Company, a Smart Grid leader, today announces the appointment of its new Global Smart Grid Strategies Director, Michael Edmonds.  Over its nearly 100-year history, S&C has been driving innovative solutions to meet the evolving needs of its customers and Edmonds' appointment is further validation of S&C's commitment to continuing this innovation.

Edmonds brings to S&C many years of industry experience and in this role he will drive the strategies that will continue expanding the company's portfolio of Smart Grid solutions. Edmonds, who was most recently Vice President and General Manager of Siemens Energy and Automation, will provide strategic direction and identify partnerships to enhance S&C's offerings.

"S&C's pioneering innovations for the Smart Grid—including self-healing distribution systems, energy storage integration and communications solutions—are shaping the intelligent grid of the future," said Michael Edmonds, Global Smart Grid Strategies Director at S&C. "It's my mission to continue S&C's successful track record by identifying ways for S&C to innovate and expand its solution set to ensure reliability of the complex electricity distribution grid."