MIAMI — Tradewinds Climate Systems announced the addition of Duane Butler as national sales director of GREE VRF products. Butler will oversee sales and go-to-market strategies for the GREE mini-VRF and VRF business in the U.S. market.

“We are extremely excited to have Duane join our team,” said Susanne Sanchez, vice president of sales and marketing, Tradewinds Climate Systems. “His knowledge of the ductless and VRF business is extensive, which brings tremendous value to us.”

Butler held previous leadership positions at Carrier Corporation where he last served as the business development leader-Central Region for ductless and VRF products. Prior to that, he worked as an area sales manager for Daikin and earlier in his career, ran his own full-service mechanical contracting business.

“It’s an honor to join such a dynamic organization,” said Butler. “Tradewinds’ strong commitment to growth through a customer-first philosophy aligns with my core values and is what most excites me about joining the GREE team. Great service along with great products are a true recipe for success.”  

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