ACHRNEWS

People for the Week

November 3, 2000
  • Copeland Corp. (Sidney, OH) promoted Pratap Chavan to vice president and managing director – Middle East & Africa. He will also maintain responsibility for key global business development projects.
  • Carrier Corp. (Farmington, CT) hired Jagdish R. Dalal as its chief information officer. He joins Carrier from PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC).
  • The board of directors of Manitowoc Co., Inc. (Manitowoc, WI) approved the following senior management promotions: Glen E. Tellock to senior vice president and chief financial officer, Thomas G. Musial to senior vice president of human resources and administration, Tim Kraus to president of Manitowoc Foodservice Group, Rob Giebel to president of Manitowoc Crane Group, and Tom Byrne to president of Manitowoc Marine Group. Kraus, Giebel, and Byrne were also appointed as vice presidents of The Manitowoc Co.
  • DGH Systems, LLC (Lancaster, PA) has appointed Gene Durst as the western regional sales manager.
  • Testo Inc., (Flanders, NJ) appointed four regional managers to promote the distribution of its line of portable hvac and instrustrial instrumentation. John Figan is manager of the Midwest corridor, stretching from Chicago to Texas. Jim Burke is manager of Canada and the central United States. James Pritchard is manager of the East Coast, and MaLou Cole is manager for the West Coast.
  • Numerous board of directors appointments were made during the Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Institute of Canada's (HRAI) annual meeting.They are: Rick Jones, chair, Kerrisdale Gas and Oil Burner Services, Vancouver, BC Dave Tayler, past chair, International Comfort Products, Brantford, ON Bill Barnett, vice chair, Boutette & Barnett Trade Distribution Centre, London, ON Bill Vale, secretary/treasurer, Lennox Inc., Woodbridge, ON Rick Carmichael, Bathurst Refrigeration Ltd., Bathurst, NB Mike Burns, The CFM Majestic Products Company, Mississauga, ON Rick Renouf, Sinclair Supply Ltd., Edmonton, AB Warren Heeley, president, HRAI, Mississauga, ON

    Appointments of the HRAI Manufacturers Division board of directors are as follows: Bill Vale, chair, Lennox Inc., Woodbridge, ON Dave Tayler, past chair, International Comfort Products, Brantford, ON Mike Burns, vice chair and gas hearth products section chair, The CFM Majestic Products Company, Mississauga, ON David R. Chale, treasurer, Canadian General Filters Ltd., Scarborough, ON Mark Boncardo, ICI Canada Inc., Concord, ON Roger Johnson, Nutech Energy Systems Inc., London, ON Kim O'Brien, Honeywell Limited, North York, ON André Patenaude, Alco Controls Division of Emerson Electric Ltd., Brantford, ON Scott Stevens, Venmar Ventilation Inc./Broan-Nutone Canada Inc., Mississauga, ON John Vukanovich, Selkirk Canada Inc., Hamilton, ON John Williams, York International, Oakville, ON Appointments of the HRAI Wholesalers Division board of directors are as follows: Rick Renouf, chair, Sinclair Supply Ltd., Edmonton, AB Bill Barnett, past chair, Boutette & Barnett Trade Distribution Centre, London, ON Bruce Shaw, vice chair, Emco Distribution Group, Mississauga, ON Pierre Martin, secretary/treasurer, Pro Kontrol, Laval, PQ Mario Miele, Niagara Plumbing supply Co. Ltd., Niagara Falls, ON Gerry Cellucci, Yorkland Controls, Toronto, ON

    Appointments of the HRAI Contractors Division board of directors are as follows: Rick Carmichael, chair, Bathurst Refrigeration Ltd., Bathurst, NB Neil Smith, past chair, Arvin Air Systems Inc., Stoneycreek, ON John Biglow, vice chair, Water Dynamics Canada Inc., Winnipeg, MB Rick Jones, Kerrisdale Oil & Gas, Vancouver, BC Stewart Creaser, Halifax Heating & Air Conditioning Co. Ltd, Halifax, NS Marc Gendron, Andre Gendron et Fils Inc., Montreal, PQ Bryan Klinkhammer, Furnasman Union Energy, Winnipeg, MB Mike Latreille, Hlomes Heating Inc., Kanata, ON John Murphy, J.E. Murphy Heating & Air Conditioning, Lasalle, ON Jackson von der Ohe, Commercial Refrigeration Inc., Edmonton, AB Richard Scrivener, Polar Refrigeration, Saskatoon, SK Richard Siddall, Hallmark Air Conditioning Ltd., Surrey, BC

    Publication date: 11/03/2000