After 77 years as a family-run business,Charles Armstrong, chairman ofS.A. Armstrong Limitedhas stepped down to appoint the first CEO in the company’s history.Alexander G. van der Weerdwill serve as Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. In this new role, van der Weerd will be responsible for the formulation and execution of the global business strategy.
He brings 18 years of extensive experience in the HVAC industry, as well as serving in senior operating roles with Carrier Corp. Most recently, he served as president, Americas and executive board member of Belimo Holding A.G.