LEWISBURG, TN — International Comfort Products Corp. (ICP) has announced the appointment of Halsey Cook as president. Cook will lead marketing, product management, channel development, and sales for the ICP product lines. The company markets heating and air conditioning equipment under the Arcoaire, Comfortmaker, Heil, and Tempstar brands.

Cook served most recently as managing director of Toshiba Carrier UK. He had overall responsibility for integration and operations for the joint venture between Carrier and Toshiba’s air conditioning business, combining all air conditioning business in the UK. He also served on Carrier’s European management team, with strategic responsibility for the Toshiba brand in Europe.

Prior to that assignment, he held increasingly responsible sales and marketing roles for Carrier in Europe, including defining strategic and operational marketing developments for the Residential and Light Commercial European business.

Cook joined Carrier in 1991 after earning a master of business administration degree from the University of Virginia’s Colgate Darden Graduate School of Business Administration. He holds a bachelor’s degree in economics and English from The University of the South, Sewanee, TN.

He will be based in Tennessee.

Publication date: 04/01/2002