ST. LOUIS, January 18, 2008 – Emerson Climate Technologies, a business of Emerson (NYSE: EMR), today announced the appointment of Alan Abramson to the position of President, Clive Samuels & Associates. Prior to joining Emerson, Abramson led and worked for various facility engineering firms, most notably as president of Syska & Hennessy, a prominent international engineering and design consulting firm.
In addition, Abramson has also worked as a consultant to a variety of high-profile clients, offering his expertise as a registered professional engineer. He brings a wealth of experience in business development and operations. He is also past chairman of the Intelligent Buildings Institute.
“Alan’s mix of engineering expertise and business acumen make him the perfect fit to lead Clive Samuels & Associates,” said Bill Coulombe, president, Emerson Climate Technologies, Retail Solutions. “His skill and vision will help us meet the design challenges of the future and provide the best service for our customers.”
Abramson is a graduate of The Cooper Union with a degree in electrical engineering. He is a past instructor at the New York University’s Real Estate Institute and a former member of the faculties of the APPA Institute and New York Institute of Technology.
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. Sales in fiscal 2007 were $22.6 billion. 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.
About Emerson Climate Technologies, Retail Solutions Division
Emerson Climate Technologies, Retail Solutions Division is the leading provider of comprehensive facility management systems & services for the retail industry. Retail Solutions is made up of Computer Process Controls, Oaksmere Refrigeration Design and Consultancy Ltd, Clive Samuels and Associates and Retail Solutions’ Design Services. Emerson has been at the forefront of developing new technologies and trends in refrigeration and HVAC systems, lighting controls, third party interoperability, field services, remote monitoring services, and building engineering for decades. Retail Solutions is a part of Emerson (NYSE:EMR) and is headquartered in Atlanta, GA. For more information, visit www.EmersonRetailSolutions.com.