EASTON, Md. The Whalen Company announced the promotion of Dennis Kloster to the role of chief operating officer.

In his new role, Kloster’s responsibilities will include operations, sales and marketing, and engineering. As the COO, he will focus on the day to day operations of the company while working to ensure that Whalen’s long-term strategic goals are on track and are implemented.

Kloster previously held the role of vice president of operations with Whalen for the past three years. Prior to serving as president of DK Consulting, Kloster was the president of International Environmental Corporation for eight years. Kloster obtained a bachelor’s degree from SUNY Polytechnic and obtained an MBA from the University of Rochester. He has held positions at Carrier, York, Familian Northwest, Nordyne, and StrionAir.

“We have an excellent team assembled that is poised to continue the Whalen innovation tradition,” said Kloster. “I’m looking forward to the additional responsibilities and helping to take The Whalen Company to new levels of sales and profitability.”

“As we move forward and implement our long term plans I am thrilled to have DK in his new role.” said Craig Wanner, president and CEO of Whalen. “His experience and get it done attitude is exactly what Whalen needs and we are very fortunate to have him on our team.”

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