SUWANEE, Ga. — Mitsubishi Electric US Cooling & Heating Division has formed a new support department, the Application Support and Development Group, which will serve as product and sales support for both the residential and commercial markets, including the field sales team, manufacturer’s representatives, distributors, engineers, contractors, and end users.

Leading this new group is Gary Nettinger, who rejoins Mitsubishi Electric as director of application support and development, responsible for managing the operations and productivity of the group. He has more than 25 years of HVAC service and training experience, having started his career in the industry as the national service manager at Mitsubishi Electric. Prior to his new role, Nettinger served as the vice president of the technical solutions group at Panasonic Corp. of North America, and the director of national service and training at Daikin AC. He earned a bachelor’s degree in business management and leadership from Capella University in Minneapolis.

Joe Vaughan, Al Blyler, Jim Jordan, and Travis Byrd have been appointed as the group’s application support manager, senior supervisor, and application specialists, respectively.

The team will be responsible for serving as subject matter experts, aiding product applications, generating product solutions, and supporting product sales. “Our division has a long-standing commitment to provide top-quality product and sales support to all of the industry’s stakeholders,” said Dale Fields, senior director of national accounts, Mitsubishi Electric. “We’re confident the creation of the Application Support and Development Group will contribute to the industry-leading product development and the growth of Mitsubishi Electric’s presence in the U.S., which will in turn solidify the division’s leading position in the industry.”

Publication date: 1/6/2014 

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