Heatcraft Refrigeration Products, LLC, a manufacturer of commercial refrigeration equipment and systems as part of Lennox International, has promoted Bob Landi to vice president and general manager. In this role, Landi will apply his proven operations and supply chain acumen to continue to grow the business and deliver customer-centric solutions.
“There is no one more capable to serve in this position than Bob Landi,” said Gary Bedard, president and chief operating officer, Worldwide Refrigeration at Lennox International. “During his 20-year career with Heatcraft and Lennox, Bob’s leadership, extensive operational expertise and deep knowledge of the refrigeration market have led to measurable achievements throughout the company. We look forward to seeing his success further exemplify our dedication to product innovation, customer service and sustainability.”
Prior to his promotion, Landi served as vice president of operations at Heatcraft. During that time, he led significant operational improvements within the Tifton and Stone Mountain, Georgia, manufacturing facilities that resulted in record-level growth and production throughput.
Landi started at Heatcraft in 2002 as a manufacturing engineer and worked his way up within the company to serve as safety specialist and production manager before being promoted to director of operations in 2011.
He gained additional experience within Lennox when he was promoted to director of supply chain development, overseeing the inbound and outbound freight logistics for the residential, commercial and refrigeration divisions of the company. Before returning to the Heatcraft division as vice president of operations, Landi assumed the role of director of operations excellence, where he established and led the manufacturing execution and systems team for Lennox’s residential business.
Landi is a recognized lean manufacturing expert and is Six Sigma Green Belt certified. He earned a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering from Bradley University and an MBA from the University of Texas at Dallas.
About Heatcraft Refrigeration Products
Heatcraft Refrigeration Products, LLC is a business unit of Heatcraft Worldwide Refrigeration operating in the United States and Canada, manufacturing premier commercial refrigeration products under the BOHN, Larkin, Climate Control, Chandler and InterLink brands. Heatcraft provides customers with advanced refrigeration products through superior innovation, with a commitment toward continuous improvement, highest standards of quality and service, and a driving need to be the first choice in refrigeration solutions. Heatcraft offers product and refrigeration training to help customers specify, install and maintain refrigeration equipment and systems. With approximately 2,000 employees, Heatcraft Worldwide Refrigeration – a division of Lennox International – supplies products to more than 70 countries.