Fedders Appoints China Division President, Company VP
Jun 30, 2005
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HVAC equipment manufacturer Fedders Corporation announced that its board of directors has named Warren Emley to the newly created position of president, Fedders China and has elected him a vice president of Fedders Corporation.
Reporting directly to Fedders' president, Michael Giordano, Mr. Emley has overall responsibility for the company's eight manufacturing operations in China. The sales and marketing of all the company's air treatment products in China, led by Walter Hawes, vice president and general manager, Sales and Marketing - Fedders China, will now report to Mr. Emley.
In addition, Mr. Emley will continue to have responsibility for the company's manufacturing operations in India and the Philippines.
The company says its new organizational structure will also allow Fedders International, led by Rick Essex, to focus on growth in sales and profitability in key international markets outside of China, including India, the Philippines, other Asian markets, the Middle East, Europe, and Latin America.
"This is a strategically important position that Mr. Emley is uniquely qualified to fill. Being located in China for the past 5 years as vice president, Manufacturing - HVACR China and most recently as senior vice President, Operations - Fedders International, Mr. Emley has first-hand experience in and knowledge of the China market and the requirements to be successful there," Mr. Giordano said. "This newly created position will more closely align Fedders' manufacturing, engineering, and sales organizations in China and enable Fedders to further expand in this rapidly growing market."
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