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SUWANEE, Ga., November 8, 2016 – Mitsubishi Electric US, Inc. Cooling & Heating Division (Mitsubishi Electric), a leading manufacturer of Zoned Comfort Solutions™ and Variable Refrigerant Flow (VRF) cooling and heating systems, has promoted Mark Kuntz to senior vice president and deputy general manager.
Based out of the Cooling & Heating Division’s U.S. headquarters in Suwanee, Georgia, Kuntz continues to directly oversee Development, Sales, Marketing, Supply Chain, Quality Assurance and Administration. He is tasked with refining overall business strategy and planning growth initiatives for development, manufacturing and sales. Kuntz first joined Mitsubishi Electric in May 2010, managing strategic accounts and utilities. He has held numerous senior executive positions in marketing, product development and engineering, and most recently held the position of senior vice president since March 2014.
“Mark is a strong liaison between our U.S. Cooling & Heating Division and our headquarters in Japan. His extensive background in engineering and the HVAC industry is paramount to our business development and continued industry leadership and growth,” says Atsuhiro Yabu, executive vice president and general manager, Mitsubishi Electric US, Inc. Cooling & Heating Division.
Kuntz has more than 30 years of experience in the utility and HVAC industries, having served as vice president and general manager of Exelon (Unicom) Distributed Energy, Chicago; director of national accounts for Lennox Industries, Dallas; vice president of marketing & business development at RWE Innogy, Swindon, U.K.; and vice president of marketing at Capstone Turbine Corp. in Chatsworth, California. Kuntz is a professional engineer licensed by the state of California and a LEED® Accredited Professional.
He holds a master’s degree in business administration from Southern Methodist University, Dallas and a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, California.
About Mitsubishi Electric US, Inc. Cooling & Heating Division
Mitsubishi Electric US, Inc. Cooling & Heating Division (Mitsubishi Electric) is headquartered in Suwanee, Georgia. Mitsubishi Electric is a leading marketer of Zoned Comfort Solutions™ and Variable Refrigerant Flow (VRF) air-conditioning and heating technology in North America, Latin America, the Caribbean and Bermuda. In 1982, Mitsubishi Electric introduced its state-of-the-art, ductless air conditioners and heat pumps in North America and later expanded its product line with VRF zoning heat pump systems using INVERTER technology to offer simultaneous cooling and heating capabilities. The division also offers compressors and a full line of air-conditioning accessories. Mitsubishi Electric products have won more than 58 innovation and excellence awards, including the 2015 Record Products Award from Architectural Record, a 2015 ACH&R News Dealer Design Award, a 2015 Product Innovation Award from Architectural Products, a 2016 Money-Saving Products Award from BUILDINGS and a 2015 AHR Expo Innovation Award from ASHRAE. More information is available at www.mehvac.com and at Mitsubishi Electric’s blog. Mitsubishi Electric is also on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and YouTube.
In addition to cooling and heating products, Mitsubishi Electric US group companies’ principal businesses include semiconductor devices, automotive electrical components, factory automation products and services, elevators and escalators, solar modules, electric utility products and large-scale video displays for stadiums and arenas. Mitsubishi Electric US group companies have roughly 50 locations throughout North America with approximately 4,000 employees.
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