• Syska Hennessy Group (San Francisco) named Philip Curtis vice president.

  • Industry People Group (Urbandale, Iowa) hired Georgann Smith as vice president of marketing.

  • Aerotech P&K Inc. (Phoenix) opened a new laboratory in Kenner, La.

  • GroupXcel (Brentwood, Tenn.) acquired Total HVAC (Nashville, Tenn.).

  • Aire Serv (Waco, Texas) was named to Entrepreneur Magazine's "Franchise 500" list.

  • Aggreko Cooling Tower Services (Houston) opened its newly constructed headquarters in Chickasha, Okla.

    Publication date: 03/20/2006