Mitsubishi Electric Cooling & Heating Appoints New Leadership for Solutions, Educational Sales

SUWANEE, Georgia, March 22, 2017Mitsubishi Electric US, Inc. Cooling & Heating Division (Mitsubishi Electric), a leading manufacturer of Zoned Comfort Solutions and Variable Refrigerant Flow (VRF) cooling and heating systems, announced the appointments of Tom McSharry to Senior Director of Solutions and Brian Wright to Director of Educational Sales.

Senior Director of Solutions

In this role, McSharry is responsible for refining strategic marketing for Solutions, which includes a fee-based service comprised of industry experts across the country that assist in setup of all aspects of HVAC systems, from project management and owner training to building design and integration. McSharry will develop and execute the overall business plan, while providing leadership and guidance to the Solutions team. He serves as a liaison, working closely with sales, engineering, product planning and other functional departments to ensure collaboration and cultivate resources.

McSharry brings 20 years of sales, marketing, engineering and business development experience to this position. 

BRIAN WRIGHT, Austin, Texas
Director of Educational Sales

As a senior member of the commercial business management team at Mitsubishi Electric, Wright is responsible for developing and managing the education vertical market nationwide. He builds relationships with school organizations to generate CITY MULTI® and M- and P-Series product sales, while additionally supporting distributors in developing their sales opportunities.

Wright brings 25 years of sales and business management experience to his current position. 

“Tom and Brian are welcome additions to our leadership teams. Sales support has always been a strong cornerstone of our corporation, and their understanding of the industry and our business is valuable to the continued growth and success of our company and their departments,” says Tom Dowling, vice president, commercial business, Mitsubishi Electric US, Inc. Cooling & Heating Division. McSharry and Wright will both report to Dowling.

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 and at Mitsubishi Electric’s blog. Mitsubishi Electric is also on FacebookTwitterPinterest 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.

Contact: Erica White
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703/797-7126 (direct line)


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