Emerson Climate Technologies Announces New Vice President of OEM Sales for White-Rodgers

Emerson Climate Technologies Announces New Vice President of OEM Sales for White-Rodgers

Sales Additions at Two Emerson Companies Benefit Customers of Both Emerson Climate Technologies and Emerson Industrial Automation

ST. LOUIS, August 2, 2011 – Emerson Climate Technologies, a business of Emerson (NYSE:EMR), recently announced that Ken Perkins was promoted to Vice President OEM Sales for White-Rodgers. Ken replaces Matt Keithly, who accepted the position of Vice President Americas for Control Techniques in Eden Prairie, MN. Control Techniques is a part of the Emerson Industrial Automation Group.

Ken is an 18 year sales veteran, serving a variety of sales and key customer account support positions for both White-Rodgers Aftermarket and OEM sales organizations. Ken most recently held the position of Director of OEM Sales for White-Rodgers.

Craig Johnson, president of White-Rodgers said, “We are fortunate to have such strong leadership and commitment to customers in our OEM sales organization. We know Matt will enjoy much success in his new position at Control Techniques and I am pleased that Ken will lead our OEM sales group, enhance our customer relationships and spearhead important new product launches for White-Rodgers and Emerson Climate Technologies.”

For more information on Emerson Climate Technologies, visit www.EmersonClimate.com.

About Emerson
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 through its network power, process management, industrial automation, climate technologies, and tools and storage businesses. Sales in fiscal 2010 were $21 billion. For more information, visit www.Emerson.com.

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. Emerson Climate Technologies’ innovative solutions, which include industry-leading brands such as Copeland Scroll and White-Rodgers, improve human comfort, safeguard food and protect the environment.

About White-Rodgers
White-Rodgers, part of Emerson Climate Technologies, has been a leading provider of home comfort solutions, including thermostats, gas ignition controls, electronic and media air cleaners and humidifiers since 1937.White-Rodgers programmable thermostats are among the most accurate on the market. White-Rodgers is headquartered in St. Louis. 

For more information about White-Rodgers, contact:
John Black, White-Rodgers

For more information about Emerson Climate Technologies, contact:
Holly Michael, Fahlgren