Emerson Climate Technologies Announces New Vice President of Variable Speed
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Emerson Climate Technologies Announces New Vice President of Variable Speed

SAINT LOUIS, March 21, 2013 – Emerson Climate Technologies, Inc., a business of Emerson (NYSE: EMR), announces the promotion of Brandy Powell to vice president,  Variable Speed. In this role, Powell will be responsible for global strategy development, product line management, and new product development for Emerson’s variable speed compression technologies.

“Our ability to deliver on efficiency and comfort has helped the Copeland Scroll™ variable speed compressor win a number of industry awards and high praise from contractors and homeowners. We are fortunate to have a strong leader in Brandy Powell, and an outstanding team to move this technology forward with our OEM customers,” said Brent Schroeder, president, Air Conditioning Business, Emerson Climate Technologies.

Since joining Emerson Climate Technologies in 1993, Powell has held several leadership roles within the company. Most recently, she was vice president of Residential Marketing, in which she provided strong leadership in evaluating the market’s future requirements and defining Emerson’s next generation compressor product programs. Powell was also instrumental in the development of CoreSense™ compressor electronics strategy and technology.

Powell has a bachelor’s degree in aeronautical engineering from the U.S. Air Force Academy, a master’s degree in aeronautical engineering from the University of Dayton and a master’s degree in business management from Xavier University.

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 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 2012 were $24.4 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. 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.

About Emerson Climate Technologies, Inc.
Emerson Climate Technologies, Inc., a company of the Emerson Climate Technologies business segment, is the world’s leading compressor manufacturer, offering more than 10,000 compressor models in a full range of technologies, including scroll, reciprocating and screw compressor designs. A pioneer in the HVACR industry, the company led the introduction of scroll technology to the marketplace. Today, more than 100 million Copeland Scroll™ compressors have been produced for residential and commercial air conditioning and commercial refrigeration systems around the world. Emerson Climate Technologies, Inc. is headquartered in Sidney, Ohio.

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