FORT WAYNE, Ind. – Franklin Electric Co., Inc. has announced that Chase Ellsworth has been promoted to business unit sales manager for the Industrial & Engineered Systems business unit. In his new role, Ellsworth will be supporting OEM customers who specialize in clean water and water feature applications.

Ellsworth began his career at Franklin Electric while still in college, serving as a customer relations intern. After graduation, he joined Franklin Electric full time as a marketing specialist where he coordinated the strategy and plan for segment-specific marketing efforts. In 2019, he transitioned to a customer success specialist role where he supported both the groundwater and industrial distribution business units of the company for over three years. It was in this role that he was part of a small group of employees named “Team of the Year” by Franklin Electric in 2022. The award is given to the team that best demonstrates outstanding performance, sales and customer support.