DALLAS - Lennox International Inc. (LII) has announced the appointment of David Moon as president and chief operating officer of its refrigeration business segment. Harry Ashenhurst, LII chief administrative officer, who had been additionally serving as interim president and COO of LII Refrigeration since June 2005, will transfer his refrigeration duties and continue in his role as chief administrative officer.

"We are pleased with the strategic direction our refrigeration business is taking, and David has played a key role in guiding us in that direction," said Bob Schjerven, LII chief executive officer. "His intimate knowledge of our business and culture will help ensure the continuation and further development of our emerging global business strategy. Our refrigeration business has tremendous potential for worldwide growth, and David is the right person to lead us in realizing that potential."

Moon became vice president and general manager of LII Worldwide Refrigeration, Americas operations in July 2002. In this role, he has been responsible for guiding the successes of LII Refrigeration operating companies in North and South America. Prior to serving in that position, he became managing director in Australia in July 1999, where his responsibilities in Australia and New Zealand included heat transfer manufacturing and distribution, refrigeration wholesaling and manufacturing, and HVAC manufacturing and distribution.

Moon originally joined the company in 1998 and was based in Singapore at that time. He held various management positions at Allied Signal, Case Corp., and Tenneco in the United States, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Germany before joining LII.

Publication date: 08/14/2006