Board of Directors

Experienced Leadership and Industry Knowledge

IEC Holden’s Board of Directors provides the company with valuable input, guidance and industry perspectives.

Bob Briscoe – Montreal, Canada


Bob acts as Chairman and has served IEC Holden since 1987. Bob has decades of business experience as an investor and as an operator in a number of businesses. Bob’s exceptional financial acumen, discipline and patience combine with a relentless pursuit of opportunity to drive balanced business success year after year. Despite his passion for golf, you can expect Bob to retire………….never!

Skip Eaman – Montreal, Canada


Skip is the company’s longest serving independent Director and brings his deep business experience and practical, entrepreneurial approach to IEC Holden. Skip has had his share of successes: in football (as National Champion at both the amateur and professional levels), in golf (very low handicap and many club trophies). In business (many to his credit), and now with IEC Holden!

Hans Kohlsdorf – Mexico City, Mexico


Hans serves IEC Holden as an independent Director. Hans brings his international business experience, deep knowledge of Mexico and his 25+ years as a leader in the Siemens organization to IEC Holden. Fluent in German, English and Spanish, Hans is able to help us “translate” the needs of our international customers into greater profits for both sides.

Anders Lindberg – STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN

Anders serves IEC Holden as an independent Director. Anders brings with him more than 20 years of experience in the railway industry, 10 of those as a leader at Bombardier Transportation. With a MBA and M. Sc. Eng., Anders’ education and experience provides IEC Holden’s Board with a proven leader with a strong track record in managing international projects and improving business.


Riku is a member of IEC Holden's global Board of Directors. He is a veteran of the industry, having lead the business and manufacturing for large AC motors and wind generators globally during his 18 years at ABB. Riku was part of the acquisition and integration team for ABB’s acquisition of Baldor in the US. Riku is based in Helsinki and brings true global experience to IEC Holden.

Rob Briscoe – Montreal, Canada

Rob Briscoe

Rob is accountable for the company P&L and also serves as a Director and Shareholder. He is an outward-looking President who loves to spend time with customers. Rob focuses his listening skills and creativity to drive profit-building solutions. Rob is highly competitive and knows that your success is the foundation of our success. He will do anything for a customer except wear a tie.