Bill Bosway, group vice president of Emerson Climate Technologies - Refrigeration and Solutions, announced the appointment of Kent Hiland as president of Emerson Climate Technologies - Latin America. Hiland's organization is responsible for supporting Emerson, Copeland and White-Rodgers offerings in the region.
"Under Kent's leadership, we have built a strong organization and fast-growing business in Latin America," Bosway said. We are positioned to expand on the substantial growth that Kent has delivered in past years, as he assumes his new role as president of the region."
Hiland has been with Emerson Climate Technologies for 27 years and has served as vice president of Emerson Climate Technologies - Latin America since 1995. He is fluent in English, Spanish and Portuguese, and holds a bachelor's degree in international politics from the University of Iowa and a master's degree in international management from Thunderbird Graduate School of International Management.