Emerson Climate Technologies Appoints New Vice President Sales and Marketing for Flow Controls

Emerson Climate Technologies Appoints New Vice President Sales and Marketing for Flow Controls

ST. LOUIS, November 11, 2010 – Emerson Climate Technologies, Inc. a business of Emerson (NYSE:EMR), today announced the appointment of Ed Blittschau to vice president of sales and marketing for the Flow Controls business, where he will have responsibility for all North America, Latin America and Asia sales and marketing. In his new role, Blittschau will be responsible for sales plans, forecasting & demand management, marketing, customer service, application engineering, and price plans for all Flow Controls products.

“Ed brings two decades of financial, business planning, marketing and business development experience to Flow Controls from his roles within Emerson Motors,” said Randy Nielsen, vice president and general manager. “His wealth of industry knowledge and experience leave him ideally suited to assume this leadership role within Flow Controls.”

Blittschau most recently was with Emerson Motors where, for the last five years, he has served as vice president business development and international for the Motors & Appliance business group.  He has a BSBA degree in Finance and an MBA both from St. Louis 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 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.

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