- Clyde Wyant, chief financial officer for Lennox International Inc. (Dallas, TX), announced that he will retire near the end of 2000.
- Daniel W. Duval has been appointed to the Manitowoc Co., Inc., board of directors.
- American Standard Companies Inc. (Piscataway, NJ) announced that Lawrence Costello has been appointed senior vice president of human resources, effective June 1.
- Robert E. Schjerven, president and chief operating officer of Lennox Industries Inc., was elected chairman of the board of the Gas Appliance Manufacturers Association (GAMA) recently at the group’s annual meeting. Other officers elected are first vice chairman Robert E.G. Ractliffe, chairman and ceo, Nordyne Inc.; second vice chairman John A. Hart, president and ceo, Empire Comfort Systems, Inc.; treasurer W. Michael Clevy, president and ceo of DESA International, Inc. In addition, Ronald E. Massa, president, A.O. Smith Water Products Co.; Thomas O. May, president, Weil-McLain; and Earle L. Weaver, president, White-Rodgers Division of Emerson Electric Co. were elected as directors-at-large.
- The Hydronics Division of Burnham Corp. (Lancaster, PA) named Matthew Kozak residential product manager.
- TISCOR (San Diego, CA) announced that Jeff Kruse is now on staff as vice president of business development and is responsible for developing the company’s distribution channels and strategic alliances both in the U.S. and internationally.
- Energy Kinetics (Lebanon, NJ) announced the appointment of David Lorentsen as territory manager for eastern Massachusetts. Mark Young has joined the technical support staff at Energy Kinetics to work with engineering in the development of new products as well as technical support to technicians.
- Coleman Cable/Baron added Jim Ziembowicz as director of sales for hvac products.
- Fresh Air Solutions has named Dan Mason national sales manager, and John Fox, P.E., director of engineering.
- Chris Zaker has been added as sales manager of Glasfloss’ eastern territory.
- Lintern Corp. (Mentor, OH) promoted Steve King to regional sales representative, covering Arizona, Kansas, Louisiana, Missouri, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas.
- State Industries (Ashland City, TN) has named Larry Dean national sales manager for Canada.
- The Octagon Air Systems Co. (Atlanta, GA) has hired Stephen Stroud as marketing manager.
May 29, 2000