PIQUA, Ohio — Hartzell has announced the appointment of Sean Steimle as the new president of its Hartzell Air Movement business. He joins Hartzell after more than 13 years in the air moving industry. Steimle will report to Jeff Bannister, Hartzell CEO.

For the past seven years, Steimle held senior leadership roles at Hart & Cooley as senior vice president of sales and marketing and as vice president of operations. Prior to his most recent roles, he held industry positions of increasing responsibility with P&L accountability and distribution channel development.

Bannister said, “Hartzell is committed to serving our customers. Our brand stands for quality, value, and commitment. We are retooling our factories, creating new products, and expanding our Piqua-based operation to provide larger fans to our customers. In addition, Hartzell Air Movement launched our new Asia-Pacific business unit in Singapore last year.” He continued, “I am personally excited to have Sean join the Hartzell team. His energy, experience, and commitment to our customers will make a significant impact for Hartzell.”

Hartzell Air Movement (formerly Hartzell Fan) is a leading manufacturer of industrial fans and blowers. For more information, visit www.hartzellfan.com.

Publication date: 02/06/2012