ST. LOUIS, November 5, 2008 – Emerson Climate Technologies, a business of Emerson (NYSE: EMR), today announced the appointment of John Schneider to the position of vice president, marketing, Air Conditioning Division. In this position, Schneider will be responsible for the division’s marketing efforts which include product strategy, pricing, forecasting and demand management functions.
“John has been a tremendous asset to our division over the past eight years,” said Brent Schroeder, president, Emerson Climate Technologies, Air Conditioning Division. “He has made significant contributions to important initiatives including the launch of Comfort Alert diagnostics and various Copeland Scroll compressor programs. John is a valued member of our team and we look forward to his continued success at Emerson Climate Technologies.”
Schneider joined Emerson Climate Technologies in 2000 as residential market manager for the Air Conditioning Division and was promoted to director of residential marketing in 2004. Prior to joining Emerson Climate Technologies, he held positions in the consumer products industry with Procter and Gamble and Kao Corporation. Schneider has a BS in chemical engineering from The Ohio State University and an MBA from Xavier University in Cincinnati.
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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.