YORK International Corporation, a global manufacturer of HVAC products, announced that it has named David Heck chief governance officer and director of Internal Audit. The company also appointed David Elder to the position of corporate controller.
Mr. Heck will be working closely with the Board of Directors, the corporate management team, and the business units on matters relating to risks and corporate governance. He will also be responsible for overseeing York's internal audit programs.
Mr. Heck has been controller at York since January 2000. Prior to joining the company, he was director of Strategic Analysis and corporate controller of Superior Group, Inc.
Mr. Elder, who has been director of Financial Planning and Analysis since August 2000, joined the company in 1995, and has held increasingly responsible positions at York, including manager of Financial Reporting. Prior to joining York, Mr. Elder was in Internal Audit at Hershey Foods Corporation.
In his new role, Mr. Elder will be the chief accounting officer for York and will be responsible for accounting and SEC reporting. He is a certified public accountant and holds a Bachelor of Science degree from The Pennsylvania State University.
"I am pleased to have talented executives in these key positions," said David Kornblatt, vice president and chief financial officer. "Both Elder and Heck have a proven track record and I am confident they will provide excellent financial leadership."
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