Emerson Climate Technologies, a business unit of Emerson, has appointed Alan Abramson president of Clive Samuels & Associates. Prior to joining Emerson, Abramson led and worked for various facility engineering firms, most notably as president of Syska & Hennessy, an engineering and design consulting firm.

In addition, John R. Ward was named vice president product planning for Emerson’s Air Conditioning Division. Ward served for 25 years in the U.S. Air Force where he held several operational and management roles, attaining the rank of Colonel.