Emerson Climate Technologies Appoints New Vice President Of Corporate Quality_Technical Services

Emerson Climate Technologies Appoints New Vice President Of Corporate Quality/Technical Services

ST. LOUIS, May 9, 2008 – Emerson Climate Technologies, a business of Emerson (NYSE: EMR), today announced the appointment of Clyde Verhoff to the position of vice president, Corporate Quality/Technical Services.

In this position Verhoff will be responsible for supporting the company in many activities such as reliability engineering, applied mechanics, sound and vibration technology, metrology/gage design, warranty analysis, quality services and quality measurement services.

“Clyde’s deep experience as an engineer on core programs like our Copeland Scroll® compressor line gives him the insight to take our quality programs to the next level,” said Rich DeNuzzo, vice president and chief financial officer, Emerson Climate Technologies.

Verhoff has been with Emerson Climate Technologies for 20 years. In his most recent role as director, Global Unitary Scroll Engineering and his prior role as director, Commercial Scroll Engineering, he was instrumental in the launch of several scroll platforms. He has also held positions working in scroll operations as well as advanced manufacturing engineering.

Verhoff has a BS in welding engineering from The Ohio State University and has recently completed the Emerson Leadership Program.

About Emerson
Emerson (NYSE: EMR), based in St. Louis, is a global leader in bringing technology and engineering together to provide innovative solutions to customers through its network power, process management, industrial automation, climate technologies, and appliance and tools businesses. For more information, visit www.Emerson.com.

About Emerson Climate Technologies
Emerson Climate Technologies, a business of Emerson, is the world’s leading provider of heating, ventilation, 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.