Mestek announces new vice presidents

Westfield, Mass. -  Mestek, Inc. is pleased to announce that three new corporate officers have been elected by the board of directors for their outstanding leadership and dedication to the company.  We proudly congratulate them on their accomplishments and look forward to their future as key leaders within the organization.

Emerson Hobgood —Vice President, Farmville Operations.

Like many Mestek leaders, Emerson learned the Mestek business from the bottom up.  Building his career at the Farmville operation with a solid foundation that started in 1977 as a full time press operator while attending college.  “By taking on more complicated and challenging assignments over the years, Emerson positioned himself well to lead our largest manufacturing plant, stepping into big shoes when Jim Burk retired,” said Stewart Reed, Chairman of the Board and CEO . 

Charles Perry, Jr. —Vice President, Sterling HVAC.

Chuck joined Mestek in 2010 as sales manager for Sterling HVAC, bringing to Mestek over 35 years of HVAC sales & marketing experience. He has played a key role revitalizing Sterling HVAC through steady leadership on many fronts from relationships with manufacturers’ representatives, national accounts and customers, as well as initiatives in marketing, new product development, and team building within the organization. “Chuck’s extensive experience and commitment to rebuilding the core of our business has proven him to be the right person to lead Sterling HVAC to a brighter future, “ said Reed.

Kurt Shea —Vice President, DPG Engineering.

Kurt joined Mestek in 2012 as Mestek’s Distributor Products Group director of engineering, bringing to Mestek true professionalism in engineering management. His years of experience managing large engineering teams performing complicated tasks have served him well at Mestek. Over the past three years, Kurt has led our largest (by far) design and engineering group effectively.  “Kurt has given us a renewed sense of urgency that has allowed us to develop new and better products - the lifeblood of most every manufacturing company,” commented Reed.

Mestek, Inc. is the parent company to over 36 specialty heating, ventilating and air conditioning manufacturers covering North America and several international markets.

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