BREA, Calif. — CoolSys has promoted Fred Stockert to president of the CoolSys Commercial and Industrial Solutions division, where he will oversee all businesses serving the company’s commercial and industrial customers. In this new role, Stockert will report directly to Chief Operating Officer Chris Schulken.

“Fred has been a part of the CoolSys family for more than 15 years and has proven his leadership abilities within the various roles he has held at the company,” Schulken said. “He brings advanced technical and field knowledge from his many years serving the needs of our customers and leading teams at several levels. I’m confident Fred will lead the Commercial and Industrial Division with great success.”

Most recently, Stockert was vice president of operations at Coolsys, where he coordinated and led operational initiatives, and supported the company’s acquired businesses and market growth activity. Previously, he held numerous leadership positions at Source Refrigeration & HVAC Inc., where he focused on improving business operations and profitability in the California region. Earlier in his career, he served in the United States Marine Corps, earning a certificate in avionics and facilities. During his military service, he worked as a work center supervisor and managed the squadron’s facilities and support equipment.

“My career at CoolSys has been incredibly rewarding, and I’m looking forward to contributing my experience and skills in a new role where I can empower others to accomplish our goals as a team,” Stockert said. “It’s an exciting time to be part of the company as it continues to expand its capabilities and market presence across the country.”

In addition to Fred’s promotion, Steve Cook was promoted to senior vice president of CoolSys Commercial and Industrial Solutions division, reporting directly to Stockert. In this role, Cook will be responsible for leading operations for the division’s most established regions which include the Mountain West, South, and Western regions.

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