Schurter Inc. has announced the retirement of founder Bruno H. Schurter.
Schurter founded in 1982 in Petaluma, California, will change management effective July 1, 2015. Bruno H. Schurter,
President & CEO will retire after 33 years of heading up the privately-held company, which is a subsidiary of SCHURTER
Holding AG, founded in 1933 in Lucerne, Switzerland.
Diane Cupples, vice president of marketing, will assume the position of chairwoman of the board, and Leonard Overholser, vice president of sales, will take over as president & CEO. Ms. Cupples has been with the company since 1983. Mr. Overholser has been with the company for nearly 20 years.
Schurter prides itself on its socially responsible business conduct. The company is an eight time recipient of Sonoma County’s Best Places to Work. The average employee tenure is 15 years. The company has contributed to the local Sonoma County economy and the electronics industry for over 30 years.
Schurter is a manufacturer of circuit protection, connectors, switches, and EMC products to the electronic and electrical industries worldwide. Schurter’s three divisions: Components, Input Systems and electronic manufacturing services provide customer specific products and services, which focus on clean and safe supply of power and making equipment easier to use. These core competencies bring a high degree of innovation to Schurter datacom, medical, test, space and the industrial market at large.