Vicki Dawkins was appointed president of Emerson Asia-Pacific in April 2016 and is based in Hong Kong. In this role, she is responsible for Emerson’s corporate operations and strategic development in the Asia-Pacific region.
Dawkins first joined Emerson in 1995 as a materials analyst at its motors business. She was later appointed manager of planning and marketing services for Emerson’s Air Moving Motors business. After a stint working for another company, she rejoined Emerson in 2007 to serve as the supply chain organization’s worldwide commodity leader for plastic and resin supply, and progressed to a similar role for electrical products. In 2009, Dawkins became the worldwide sourcing team leader for mechanical components. In 2010, she was promoted to vice president of Emerson’s European supply chain operations and was based in Budapest, Hungary. In 2013, she was named vice president of the company’s global supply chain operations and relocated back to the St. Louis headquarters.
Dawkins received an electrical engineering degree from Southern Illinois University Carbondale and her master’s degree of business administration from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville.