Gary Edwards named CEO of Webex
Gary Edwards has been named CEO of Webex, Inc. Edwards assumed the CEO position effective February 1st following Bertram Capital’s acquisition of Webex in December 2012. Edwards is tasked with driving the company’s growth initiatives through investment in innovative technology, add-on acquisitions and strategic resource deployment to serve the company’s domestic and growing international customer base. Prior to joining Webex, Edwards was CEO of Extrusion Dies Industries, LLC, (EDI), an international supplier of extrusion dies to the plastics processing industry with plants in North America, Europe and Asia. Before joining EDI, he was the CEO at Tyden Group, Inc., a global manufacturer of specialized security, identification, traceability and security products. Edwards was also chief executive at Phillips and Temro Industries, a producer of diesel engines and exhaust components for the automotive, light and heavy truck industries, off-highway construction and power generation markets. Edwards holds an MBA from the University of Manitoba and a Bachelor of Science in engineering from the University of Regina in Saskatchewan.