Whether drawn from experience, knowledge, or the news, brands often leave impressions that are difficult to overcome. Some are positive, others negative, but either way there is something there with the ability to evoke a customer response.
Wolseley Canada has announced the following two appointments: Keith VanderVennet, currently the senior vice president of Wolseley Canada, is returning to Ferguson, Wolseley’s U.S. operations, in the role of senior vice president of sales. Darcy Curran will succeed VanderVennet as senior vice president of Wolseley Canada.
While challenges remain, brighter days are ahead. That was part of the message at the Heating, Air-conditioning and Refrigeration Distributors International’s (HARDI’s) western regional meeting held in Phoenix recently.
With more than 425 distributors, manufacturer’s representatives, employees and spouses attending, Mitsubishi Electric Cooling & Heating held its annual Distributor Conference at the Fairmont Orchid in Kohala Coast, Hawaii, March 23-26.
The Heating, Airconditioning, and Refrigeration Distributors International (HARDI) Foundation sponsored three HARDI distributor members and three HARDI manufacturer members to participate in the Optimizing Channel Compensation Consortium, conducted by Texas A&M University on behalf of the Council for Research on Distributor Best Practices.
UTC Climate, Controls & Security recently signed an agreement with Watsco Inc. (Coconut Grove, Fla.) to form a joint venture named Carrier Enterprise Canada to distribute Carrier, Bryant, and Payne HVAC products and supplies in Canada.