DALLAS, June 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lennox International Inc. (NYSE: LII) announced the appointment of James Borzi as vice president, operations, effective June 29, 2010. Borzi succeeds Michael Blatz, who recently was named president and chief operating officer of LII's Service Experts business segment.
Borzi most recently served as Senior Vice President, Global Operations, for AEES, Inc., a Platinum Equity company. Previously, Borzi served as Senior Vice President, Operations, Americas for the Electrical and Electronic Solutions division of Alcoa, Inc. Prior to joining Alcoa, Borzi spent 21 years at General Motors Corporation and Delphi Corporation, holding senior leadership positions in manufacturing, supply chain, logistics and general management. Borzi earned a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Pennsylvania State University and a M.S. in Manufacturing Management from Kettering University.
"Jim is a global operations leader with deep manufacturing, supply chain, and logistics experience," said Todd Bluedorn, LII chief executive officer. "Under Jim's leadership, I'm confident we will build on the strong operations momentum we've created over the last few years to provide industry-leading quality products on time that delight our customers."
Through its subsidiaries, Lennox International Inc. is a global leader in the heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration markets. Lennox International stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "LII." Additional information is available at http://www.lennoxinternational.com/ or by contacting Ozzie Buckler, director, communications and public relations, at 972-497-7456.
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