Carrier Corp. appointed Halsey Cook as president, North America Residential. Cook will be based at Carrier's North America Residential headquarters in Indianapolis and will report to Carrier President Geraud Darnis. Since November, 2001, Darnis directly managed this business unit in addition to his responsibilities as Carrier president. Cook will retain the responsibility of International Comfort Products Corp. (ICP) president until a successor is announced.

Under Cook's leadership, his team will formulate and execute strategies for share growth and profitability by leveraging Carrier's portfolio of products, channel partners and residential brands, including Carrier, Bryant and Payne.

Cook joined Carrier in 1991 and held positions of increasing responsibility in Europe, Toshiba Carrier U.K. and most recently as president of ICP.