Fort Wayne, IN – WaterFurnace International, Inc., the leading manufacturer of geothermal and water source heat pumps, has hired Bruce Cole to serve as its vice president of residential sales and marketing.
Cole spent over 20 years developing his business management and leadership skills serving global markets in a wide range of product and market channels. Prior to joining WaterFurnace he spent several years with General Electric, which transitioned into Regal Beloit following its acquisition in 2004. Most recently, Cole served as vice president of global sales at Tuthill Corporation. He served in key positions including Profit & Loss business leader, e-business development and sales management.
“Bruce believes the role of a leader is to help employees and customers realize their full potential through personal skill development and team building to achieve business improvement objectives,” said John C. Thomas, president and CEO of WaterFurnace. “We are delighted to have Bruce as part of our team as we continue to grow our commercial and residential markets.”
Cole holds a bachelor’s degree in industrial technology from Purdue University.
As part of NIBE Climate Solutions North America, WaterFurnace International, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of residential, commercial, industrial and institutional geothermal and water source heat pumps. Although it earned a reputation as a leader in geothermal heat pumps, WaterFurnace has worked in recent years to innovate new technologies, integrate key trends and grow the core business to represent a portfolio of clean and sustainable solutions. WaterFurnace was founded in 1983, and the company is headquartered in Fort Wayne, Ind.
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