HPAC Magazine

People on the move: A.O. Smith, Fujitsu, Nortek and Frico

January 16, 2019 | By Jillian Morgan

Nortek Air Management has named Hervé Mallet senior vice-president of operations and Kevin Facinelli senior vice-president of engineering and product management. Mallet is the former executive vice president, North America, at Dynacast Inc. Facinelli is the former executive vice president of operations for Daikin Applied Americas. Prior to Daikin, he was vice president of manufacturing and technology at Johnson Controls Inc.

Eric Alain

Eric Alain is joining the sales team at A.O. Smith in the role of district sales manager for southwest Ontario. Alain previously worked as a national sales manager for AP Wagner and as a business development manager for Reliable Parts Ltd.







David Trautman


Fujitsu General America, Inc. has appointed David Trautman to the position of national account sales manager. Trautman previously held sales positions at Lennox and JCI. In this new role, he will focus on supporting unitary sales with national distributors.






Scott Ferguson

Frico AB, a Systemair company, has appointed Scott Ferguson to country manager for Canada and the US. Ferguson was most recently the president of sales and marketing, North America, for Biddle Air Systems, Thermoscreens and Applied Comfort. Frico’s new North America operation will be headquartered in Toronto.



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