ROANOKE, Texas — Samsung sends a fond farewell to Sang W. Lee, former president and chief executive officer of Samsung HVAC and promotes Russell Tavolacci to senior vice president and chief operating officer. Lee’s dedication over the years has ensured a smooth transition for all parties involved in Samsung’s acquisition of Quietside LLC.  

Tavolacci began his journey at Samsung HVAC as the senior vice president in October of 2015. During his tenure, he has proven his strong leadership skills, ability to develop mutually beneficial partnerships, and knowledge of the ever-changing HVAC industry.

Tavolacci brings over 30 years of leadership experience in the HVAC industry to Samsung HVAC. “Samsung has a vision bigger than just the HVAC equipment in this industry. We will continue to release technology in the HVAC industry that the market has seen from other Samsung entities. Samsung is a step ahead by offering new technology that allows full control by an individual and complete building connectivity utilizing IoT [Internet of Things].” Tavolacci added, “We will continue to innovate and offer unique products; all will be predicated upon a best-in-class team to maintain a threshold of success.”

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Publication date: 5/22/2017