Emerson Climate Technologies Positions its Retail Solutions Business to Focus on Top Priorities of Food Retail Industry

Emerson Climate Technologies Positions its Retail Solutions Business to Focus on Top Priorities of Food Retail Industry

Company Announces Executive Appointments in Support of this Strategy

ST. LOUIS, December 19, 2011 – With a focus on customer priorities in the retail food industry, Emerson Climate Technologies Retail Solutions, a business of Emerson (NYSE: EMR) has created product and service focused teams around controls, remote facility management, and consulting & field services.

The company has promoted Alan Abramson to President, Consulting and Field Services, Appal Chintapalli to Vice President Enterprise Services, and Steve Santy to Vice President – General Manager, Electronics. The appointments support the Emerson Climate Technologies Retail Solutions business’s customer-driven alignment around key segments of the global solution offering.

“Our focus on these key solution elements is the natural evolution of our maturing business. We are aligning resources to drive forward-thinking advancements in our proven leadership areas, including developing next generation controls, expanding our ProAct Enterprise Services and further developing our engineering, consulting, and field services business,” said Mark Dunson, President, Emerson Climate Technologies Retail Solutions. “We have a strong organization in place and I’m confident that this alignment will allow Steve, Appal and Alan’s teams and our broader Emerson Climate Technologies Retail Solutions organization to continue to enhance customer value while bringing robust offerings to the market.”
Increasing energy prices, stronger focus on sustainability, challenging economic conditions, and a heightened awareness of food quality are driving faster evolution of the food retail industry. The Emerson Climate Technologies Retail Solutions business is focusing the business around the key elements of the integrated solutions that help customers address these business challenges. Emerson offers its retail clients cutting edge engineering of efficient facilities, highly tuned control of the operation, and constant remote optimization and management of thousands of operating points to bring best in class food retail fleet performance. 

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 2011 were $24.2 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 Emerson Climate Technologies, Retail Solutions Division
Retail Solutions, part of Emerson Climate Technologies, is the leading provider of energy and site monitoring services for the U.S. supermarket, retail, convenience store and restaurant industries. The company offers a comprehensive array of technologies and services, including remote equipment monitoring, food quality and safety monitoring, power monitoring and energy efficiency analysis, mechanical and control system engineering, energy efficiency project management and service dispatch. Retail Services is headquartered in Atlanta. For more information, visit www.emersonclimate.com/en-US/market_solutions.

For more information, contact:
Holly Michael
Fahlgren Mortine