DALLAS, Sept. 30, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Lennox International Inc. (LII) today announced Elliot Zimmer as executive vice president, president and chief operating officer of its North America Commercial Heating & Cooling business, effective November 1, 2019. Zimmer succeeds Terry Johnston who has elected to retire.
"We appreciate Terry's dedication over nearly 20 years at Lennox International. Under Terry's leadership of our commercial HVAC business, we've strengthened our leading position as a provider of innovative products and services that provide exceptional comfort, reliability and value for our customers," said Todd Bluedorn, chairman and chief executive officer of Lennox International. "With Elliot's strong operating experience and customer focus, our commercial HVAC business is well positioned to continue winning in the marketplace."
Zimmer has a proven track record at Lennox International, having served for the last three years as vice president and general manager of our highly successful Lennox North America commercial equipment business. Previously, he served as vice president, worldwide supply chain and logistics and led our business development efforts. Before joining Lennox International in 2010, Zimmer served as director of capacity planning and operations at Dr Pepper Snapple Group and as a senior associate with McKinsey and Company. After receiving his bachelor of science degree in systems engineering from the United States Military Academy, he served as a Captain in the United States Army and then received his MBA from the Harvard Business School.
Lennox International Inc. is a global leader in the heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration markets. Lennox International stock is listed on the New York Stock Exchange and traded under the symbol "LII." Additional information is available at http://www.lennoxinternational.com or by contacting Steve Harrison, Vice President, Investor Relations, at 972-497-6670.
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