ALPHARETTA, Ga.– Air conditioning technologies leader LG Electronics has named industry veteran Carl Barnard director of controls sales at LG Air Conditioning Technologies in the United States. In this new position, Barnard will be taking on the critical role of expanding LG’s industry-recognized and award-winning controls platforms.
Barnard joins LG with more than 30 years of experience in a multitude of roles ranging from controls engineering and applications to project management, regional sales management and sales leadership. Most recently, he was vice president of sales and marketing at Energy Metrics, a division of Aligned Energy, where he was responsible for business development and strategy with a focus on IoT. Previous experience includes key positions with Distech Controls, Automated Logic and American Auto-Matrix.
“LG is driving the future of HVAC controls with our pioneering building management solutions and controls, along with residential IoT products,” said Kevin McNamara, senior vice president and general manager of Air Conditioning Technologies, LG Electronics USA. “Carl’s broad experience in the controls market will to take our leadership in this arena to the next level.”
Barnard said, “LG has made tremendous inroads in the HVAC controls category over the past few years and has a great vision for bringing groundbreaking products to market. My focus is to build on the momentum and help the business achieve its full potential and further increase the recognition of the powerful LG brand in the HVAC industry.”