Taco Comfort Solutions has named John Morgan area vice president, western U.S. His responsibilities include managing all sales revenue activities for the commercial and wholesale channels.
With 25-plus years of experience in sales, operations and marketing, Morgan brings significant background well suited for growth at Taco. His experience includes positions as senior vice president at a Fortune 500 medical device company. He was also the West business unit leader for Scotland-based AGGREKO — a global leader in providing temporary power generation and temperature control. He also served for four years as president of California-based Veritas Medical, a medical device distributor and sales organization.
Morgan holds a BS in business administration from the University of Connecticut and has done post-graduate work at the Harvard Business School and at IMD Business School in Lausanne, Switzerland.
Taco Comfort Solutions has promoted Ric Turmel to area vice president, central U.S. His responsibilities include managing all sales revenue activities for the commercial and wholesale channels. Previously at Taco, Turmel led the business development and commercial sales teams and the iWorX controls group.
Turmel holds LEED AP certification from the USGBC. He has an engineering degree from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and a BA in business administration from Post University, and he also studied at the University of Maine.
Taco Comfort Solutions also promoted Geoffry Bent to southeast region manager, commercial products. Previously, he was a regional sales manager for Taco’s building automation system product group. Before his new position at Taco, Bent was construction sales manager for Johnson Controls, among other roles. In the U.S. Navy, Bent served as a seamanship and navigation instructor. Bent is a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy.