Franklin Electric appoints chief administrative officer and general counsel

In his new role, Grandon will be responsible for Franklin Electric’s legal and human resource functions and will also play an integral role in leading various business development activities.

Grandon most recently served as senior vice president, general counsel and secretary of Biomet Inc, a multinational health care and medical device company. He was also previously a partner in the Chicago office of Ropes & Gray LLP.

Gregg Sengstack, Franklin Electric’s chairman and CEO, said: “We are very pleased that Jon is joining our Executive Leadership team. Jon brings a wealth of experience in structuring and completing merger and acquisition transactions, corporate governance, securities law and compliance within a global company. Jon’s role will enable him to be an integral thought partner and influencer of the future of Franklin Electric.”