Fuse maker Mersen, Newburyport, Mass., named Debra Huttenburg its VP Sales & Customer Care, Americas. Huttenburg will be responsible for updating Mersen’s sales strategy in North America in accordance with an ambitious five-year plan laid out by Mersen’s executive committee; accelerating business development in South America; and deploying newly upgraded sales excellence standards.

Debra Huttenburg, MersenHuttenburg holds an MBA from Western Illinois University as well as a BS in International Business from Quincy University. She completed The Executive Program at Darden School of Business.

Prior to joining Mersen, Huttenburg was vice president, US/Canada Sales at Panduit Corp. She also held leadership positions at Harris Broadcast Communications Division and Andrew Corp.