Appleton Grp LLC has announced the appointment of Harish Shinde to Vice President - Canada. He will be responsible for Canadian sales, marketing, and operations functions. Mr. Shinde joined Emerson in 2011 as Director, Planning for Commercial Industrial Solutions. In this role, he was responsible for global strategic planning for the business group. Prior to working for Emerson, he served as manager in the Strategy and Operations practice of Deloitte Consulting LLP based out of the firm's Chicago office. Also, he worked for Trinity Consultants in St. Louis, Missouri, after completing his Chemical Engineering education. Mr. Shinde holds a bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Mumbai, India and a Master's degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Kansas. He has a MBA from Duke University, USA.