Russell Tavolacci has been named the senior vice president of Samsung HVAC/ Quietside. The news was announced in letter by CEO/President Sang Woo Lee to HVAC industry media.

Tavolacci will be directly responsible for Samsung/Quietside sales, marketing and technical services.

"With 30 years of leadership in the HVAC industry and significant experience achieving outstanding results in the areas of sales, marketing and product development Russell will have an immediate impact on our business acumen," wrote Mr. Lee.

Tavolacci's industry experience also includes helping manufacturers achieve organizational goals as well as general management. 

Tavolacci has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Northeastern University and is an active American Society of Heating, Refrigeration, and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) member. He will be based in Samsung/Quietside's Roanoke, Tex. office.

"We are confident that Russell’s knowledge and experience will be an invaluable resource for all of us," Mr. Lee concluded.