Sales Department Welcomes Three New Employees

Friday, August 03, 2007

SUWANEE, Ga. - Mitsubishi Electric HVAC Advanced Products Division, Suwanee, Ga., has added three new staff members to the sales department over the past few months, according to William Rau, senior vice president and general manager, Mitsubishi Electric HVAC Advanced Products Division.

"The expansion of our work force demonstrates just how much our business continues to increase," says Rau. "These experienced individuals will be integral in providing Mitsubishi customers with the best possible resources and service, which is vital to maintaining our position as the industry leader in innovation."

Susan Pickett and Tom Varga join Mitsubishi as area managers for CITY MULTI® in the northeastern zone. Prior to joining Mitsubishi, both Pickett and Varga worked as commercial territory managers with Lennox Industries, Dallas. With almost 35 years of professional and industry experience with HVAC products and applications between them, Pickett and Varga are excellent additions to the Mitsubishi team. Pickett is a graduate of Westfield State College, Westfield, Mass., and earned a master's degree in business administration from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Mass. Varga is a graduate of the University of Dayton, Dayton, Ohio, and currently resides in Downingtown, Penn.

Steve Heiser is a new area manager in the southern zone, responsible for Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia. In this position, Heiser works to increase customer acceptance of the CITY MULTI and Mr. Slim® technology with the mechanical engineering community and works closely with sales representatives in the marketing, promotion and sale of the technology. Previously, Heiser served for 14 years as the Virginia sales office manager for a major manufacturer of applied HVAC products based in DeSoto, Kansas. He holds a degree in architectural technology from Illinois Central College, East Peoria, Ill.

About Mitsubishi Electric HVAC Advanced Products Division
For more than 27 years, Mitsubishi Electric HVAC Advanced Products Division, headquartered in Suwanee, Ga., has been a leading marketer of intelligent air-conditioning and heating technology, manufactured by its parent corporation, Mitsubishi Electric. The Division's market distribution includes North America, Latin America, the Caribbean and Bermuda.

Mitsubishi Electric HVAC, an Official Sponsor of the PGA TOUR and Champions Tour, continues to build brand loyalty, increase its market position and deliver exceptional customer service through the Mitsubishi Diamond Alliance program. This program is a strategic platform of training-based achievement programs designed to synergize the efforts of Mitsubishi Electric HVAC distributors, contractors and design engineering firms. For more information on the Mitsubishi Diamond Alliance, Mr. Slim® split-ductless cooling and heating systems, CITY MULTI® Variable Refrigerant Flow Zoning (VRFZ) technology, compressors, PlasmaPure room air purification systems, a full line of accessories for the Mr. Slim product line, including Line-Hide line-set covers and the Mitsubishi Electric HVAC Advanced Products Division, call 800/687-1966 or visit www.mehvac.com.

Accomplishments
A 2006 survey by ACH&R News listed Mitsubishi Electric as contractors' most preferred ductless manufacturer and the number one brand in price/value, availability, reliability and performance specifications. In 2004, Mr. Slim products received a Bronze Award in ACH&R News' Dealer Design Awards contest and CITY MULTI products received a Bronze Award in the HVAC product category in 2005 for Consulting Specifying Engineer's Product of the Year contest. In 2005, the CITY MULTI products were named as one of the top 100 smart products for buildings by Building Magazine.