India, April 07, 2015 – Emerson Climate Technologies, a business of Emerson (NYSE: EMR), announced the appointment of Hakan Erdamar to president of Asia and Middle East. In his new post, Mr. Erdamar will supervise all operational affairs for Emerson Climate Technologies including sales, marketing, engineering R&D, production, quality management and financial operations for Asia, Middle East and Africa.
Mr. Erdamar joined Emerson in 1989 as a project engineer for Power & Water Solutions in Pittsburgh, Pa., U.S. and held a series of positions within Emerson Process Management in Asia, U.S. and Europe. He most recently served as Vice President, Asia Pacific, Flow. A 15-year veteran of the Asia market, Mr. Erdamar has gained deep insights into the region’s business and will continue to drive growth opportunities and operational excellence for Emerson Climate Technologies.
“I’m honoured to be appointed president of Emerson Climate Technologies, Asia and Middle East” said Erdamar. “Emerson Climate Technologies maintains a leadership position in the heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration (HVACR) industry, and represents a significant portion of Emerson’s business in this region as well. The company has a comprehensive strategy for the market which, I believe can be a strong foundation for sustained growth in the region. My first priority is to enhance communications with our Asian and Middle East region’s customers, as well as with our employees, to explore how we can further promote technology innovation and improve service levels to gain a higher level of growth.”
Asia and the Middle East’s region has always been an important market for the HVACR sector and today is Emerson’s second largest market after the U.S., offering significant growth potential. Emerson Climate Technologies will continue to focus on innovative solutions based on leading technology and services to provide advanced solutions to the HVACR industry in Asia, Middle East and Africa.
Hakan Erdamar holds both bachelor and master’s degrees in Computer and Control Engineering from Istanbul Technical University.
About Emerson Climate Technologies
Emerson Climate Technologies, a business segment of Emerson, is the world’s leading provider of heating, air conditioning and refrigeration solutions for residential, industrial and commercial applications. The group combines best-in-class technology with proven engineering, design, distribution, educational and monitoring services to provide customized, integrated climate-control solutions for customers worldwide. The innovative solutions of Emerson Climate Technologies, which include industry-leading brands such as Copeland Scroll™ and White-Rodgers™, improve human comfort, safeguard food and protect the environment. For more information, visit EmersonClimate.com
Emerson (NYSE: EMR), based in St. Louis, Missouri (USA), is a global leader in bringing technology and engineering together to provide innovative solutions for customers in industrial, commercial, and consumer markets around the world. The company is comprised of five business segments: Process Management, Industrial Automation, Network Power, Climate Technologies, and Commercial & Residential Solutions. Sales in fiscal 2013 were $24.7 billion. For more information, visit Emerson.com