Rheem Manufacturing Co. CEO JR Jones announced the appointment of Christopher (Chris) Peel to the position of corporate senior vice president and COO. Peel most recently held positions with Heatcraft Worldwide Refrigeration - Americas, a division of Lennox International.
In his new role, Peel will report directly to Jones. His primary responsibility will be for the growth of the Heating & Cooling and the Water Heating business units. He also will oversee research and development, manufacturing, marketing, strategic sourcing and replacement parts. Peel will work towards leveraging synergies among these critical segments to drive greater results and innovation companywide.