Daikin Industries Ltd. announced that has been selected as the new chief executive officer and president of Daikin Applied Americas. Drees currently serves as executive vice president of sales, marketing, and aftermarket at Daikin Applied and will replace who is retiring at the end of August after 11 years leading the organization.
"This is an exciting time to be in the HVAC and building solutions industry," Drees said. "The work we do has a profound impact on the world at large, helping customers address issues such as reducing carbon emissions and improving indoor air quality. I'm honored to lead these efforts and add to the significant growth the business has experienced over the last decade."