Emerson Climate Technologies to Integrate White-Rodgers and Flow Controls Businesses

ST. LOUIS, Mo. — Emerson Climate Technologies, a business segment of Emerson will integrate its White-Rodgers and Flow Controls businesses into a single organization on Oct. 1.

Jack Huether, president of White-Rodgers, an Emerson executive with over 30 years of experience in the HVAC industry, will assume responsibility for the new entity.

The consolidated business, operating as White-Rodgers, will feature a strong portfolio of heating and cooling products, including furnace and water heater gas valves, ignition controls, thermostats, expansion valves and system protection components, sold under the White-Rodgers and Emerson brands. White-Rodgers will continue to be part of the Emerson Climate Technologies business platform led by Bob Sharp, Emerson executive vice president and business leader.

Additional changes in the sales and marketing organizations to support this new alignment. The transition will occur over the next several months as the two organizations work through re-alignment of all areas of the business and includes Geoff Godwin assuming the role of vice president of OEM sales for the global business; Bob Brown was named vice president of aftermarket sales including United States, Latin America and Canada and Ed Blittschau was announced as the vice president of marketing and product planning.