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Todd M Bluedorn
Todd M. Bluedorn
Chairman of the Board & Chief Executive Officer Lennox International

Todd M. Bluedorn became Chief Executive Officer and was elected a director of Lennox International Inc. in April 2007. He was appointed Chairman of the Board on May 10, 2012. Prior to joining Lennox, Mr. Bluedorn served in numerous senior management positions at United Technologies including President, Americas - Otis Elevator Company; President, North America - Commercial Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning for Carrier Corporation; and President, Hamilton Sundstrand Industrial. He began his professional career with McKinsey & Company in 1992. A graduate of West Point with a bachelor of science in electrical engineering, Mr. Bluedorn served in the United States Army as a combat engineer officer and United States Army Ranger from 1985 to 1990. He received his MBA from the Harvard University School of Business in 1992. Mr. Bluedorn also serves on the Board of Directors of Eaton Corporation and on the Board of Trustees of Washington University in St. Louis.


Prakash Bedapudi
Prakash Bedapudi
Executive Vice President & Chief Technology Officer Lennox International
Prakash Bedapudi became Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer in July 2008. He had previously served as vice president, global engineering and program management for Trane Inc. Commercial Systems from 2006 through 2008, and as vice president, engineering and technology for Trane's Residential Systems division from 2003 through 2006. Prior to his career at Trane, Mr. Bedapudi served in senior engineering leadership positions for GE Transportation Systems, a division of General Electric Company, and for Cummins Engine Company. He holds a BS in Mechanical/Automotive Engineering from Karnataka University, India and an MS in Mechanical/Aeronautical Engineering from the University of Cincinnati.
Joseph W. Reitmeier
Joseph W. Reitmeier
Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer Lennox International Inc.
Joseph W. Reitmeier was appointed Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer in July 2012. Mr. Reitmeier had served as Vice President of Finance for the LII Commercial business segment since 2007 and as Director of Internal Audit from 2005 to 2007. Before joining the company, he held financial leadership roles at Cummins Inc. and PolyOne Corporation. Mr. Reitmeier holds a bachelor’s degree in Accounting from the University of Akron and a master’s of business administration from Case Western Reserve University. He is also a Certified Public Accountant.

Daniel M. Sessa
Daniel M. Sessa
Executive Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer Lennox International
Daniel M. Sessa was appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer in June 2007. Prior to joining LII, Mr. Sessa served as Vice President, Human Resources for Otis Elevator Company - Americas from 2005 to 2007. From 2004 to 2005, Mr. Sessa served as Director, Employee Benefits and Human Resources Systems for United Technologies Corporation. He previously served as Director, Human Resources for Pratt & Whitney from 2002 to 2004. He holds a JD from the Hofstra University School of Law and a BA in Law & Society from the State University of New York at Binghamton.
John Torres
John Torres
Executive Vice President Chief Legal Officer & Secretary Lennox International
John Torres was appointed Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Secretary in December 2008. He had previously served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary for Freescale Semiconductor, a semiconductor manufacturer that was originally part of Motorola. He joined Motorola’s legal department as Senior Counsel in 1996 and was appointed Vice President, General Counsel of the company’s semiconductor business in 2001. Prior to joining Motorola, Mr. Torres served 13 years in private practice in Phoenix, specializing in commercial law. He holds a B.A. from Notre Dame and a J.D. from the University of Chicago

Terry L. Johnston
Terry L. Johnston
Executive Vice President & President & Chief Operating Officer LII North America Commercial Heating & Cooling
Terry L. Johnston was appointed Executive Vice President and President and Chief Operating Officer for LII’s North America Commercial Heating & Cooling business, effective January 1, 2013. Since May 2007, Mr. Johnston has served as Vice President & General Manager, North America Commercial. He had previously served as Vice President, Marketing and Product Management, LII Worldwide Heating & Cooling and as Vice President, Marketing and Product Management for Lennox Industries. Before joining LII in 2001, Mr. Johnston worked for 20 years at General Electric Company in a variety of product management and sales and marketing roles. He holds a BS in Marketing from the University of Arkansas.

David W. Moon
David W. Moon
Executive Vice President & President and Chief Operating Officer Worldwide Refrigeration
David W. Moon was appointed Executive Vice President & President and Chief Operating Officer of LII's Worldwide Refrigeration business in August 2006. Mr. Moon had previously served as Vice President and General Manager of Worldwide Refrigeration, Americas Operations since 2002. Prior to serving in that position, he served as Managing Director in Australia beginning in 1999, where his responsibilities included heat transfer manufacturing and distribution, refrigeration wholesaling and manufacturing, and HVAC manufacturing and distribution in Australia and New Zealand. Mr. Moon originally joined LII in 1998 as Operations Director, Asia Pacific. Prior to that time, Mr. Moon held various management positions at Allied Signal, Inc., Case Corporation, and Tenneco Inc. in the United States, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Germany. He holds a BS in Civil Engineering and an MBA from Texas A&M University.
Douglas L. Young
Douglas L. Young
Executive Vice President, President & Chief Operating Officer LII Residential Heating & Cooling
Douglas L. Young was appointed Executive Vice President & President & Chief Operating Officer of LII's Residential Heating & Cooling segment in October 2006. Mr. Young had previously served as Vice President & General Manager of North American Residential Products since 2003 and as Vice President & General Manager of Lennox North American Residential Sales, Marketing, & Distribution from 1999-2003. Prior to his career with LII, Mr. Young was employed in the Appliances division of GE, where he held various management positions before serving as General Manager of Marketing for GE Appliance division's retail group from 1997-1999 & as General Manager of Strategic Initiatives in 1999. He holds a BSBA from Creighton University and an MS in Management from Purdue University. He is a member of the Air Conditioning, Heating & Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) board of directors & serves on the AHRI executive committee.