SOUTHFIELD — The Engineering Society of Detroit has named Robert Magee as interim executive vice president of the nonprofit organization.
Magee succeeds Darlene Trudell, who has left the organization to pursue other opportunities.
Magee will lead ESD’s staff while ESD’s board of directors conducts a national search for a permanent executive vice president.
Magee is a veteran executive with more than 30 years of progressively greater responsibilities at AT&T Advertising Solutions. He worked for the telecommunications company as a general manager, regional vice president, Midwest sales vice president, and vice president of telephone sales, during a career that took him from his native Mississippi to positions in Dallas, Los Angeles, and Detroit.
Magee is a graduate of the University of Southern Mississippi.
ESD is a membership organization that provides continuing education and networking opportunities to today’s working engineers, as well as to professionals in related technical and scientific fields, from information technology to construction management.