Pewaukee, WI-based Gustave A. Larson Co. announced Scott K. Larson (pictured) as the new president and chief operating officer effective the first of this year. Andrew Larson will remain chief executive officer. Scott Larson was named executive vice president and COO in 2005, taking over the day-to-day operations. He will now direct all corporate departments, including human resources, information technology, inventory management, finance and accounting and distribution/logistics.

Gustave A. Larson Co. is a wholesale distributor of refrigeration, heating and air-conditioning equipment and supplies with 44 locations throughout the West and Midwest.