Oct. 5, 2017 Dallas — Lennox International Inc. announced Gary Bedard as EVP, President and COO of its Worldwide Refrigeration business, effective October 16, 2017. Bedard succeeds David Moon who is leaving LII at year end to pursue other career opportunities.
"We appreciate David's significant contributions to our refrigeration business and in particular his last 11 years as president. David led our Refrigeration business to become the industry leader and innovator that it is today," said Todd Bluedorn, Chairman and CEO, Lennox International. "With Gary's strong operating experience and customer focus, our global refrigeration business is well positioned to continue winning in the marketplace," Bluedorn said.
Bedard has been with Lennox for more than two decades, including the last 10 years as vice president and general manager of Lennox's Residential business.
The Lennox Refrigeration business includes Heatcraft Worldwide Refrigeration, manufacturers of evaporators, condensers, merchandise display cases and other refrigeration products under the Bohn, Larkin, Climate Control, Chandler, Kysor/Warren and InterLink brands.
Prior to joining LII in 1998, Bedard spent eight years at York International in product management and sales leadership roles for commercial applied and unitary systems as well as residential systems. Bedard earned a bachelor of science in engineering management from the United States Military Academy at West Point.