Executive MBA CEO Speaker Series
Luis D' Acosta
Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc. (SEL)
In his role of CEO, Mr. D’Acosta directs the activities of the organization in support of policies, goals, and objectives established by the President and Board of Directors. Mr. D’Acosta has more than 20 years of experience in the electric power industry, both in commercial and operations positions. Prior to his role as CEO, Mr. D’Acosta held the positions of chief operating officer and vice president of Sales and Customer Service with SEL. Mr. D’Acosta joined SEL in 2005 as the general director of the SEL facility in San Luis Potosí, Mexico where under his direction, the manufacturing operation experienced significant growth and developed several new product lines, including SEL’s POWERCORE® control enclosures. As general director, Mr. D’Acosta instituted several important organizational changes, resulting in SEL’s Mexico operations being named “Best Place to Work” by the Great Place to Work® Institute. Mr. D’Acosta holds a degree in electromechanical engineering, an MBA in international management specializing in global finance, and diplomas in strategic marketing and sales management.