HTPG Names New General Manager

HTPG Names New General Manager


Duluth, GA – August 27, 2018 – Heat Transfer Products Group, LLC (HTPG), manufacturer of commercial refrigeration equipment sold under the recognized brands of Russell, Witt, Kramer and ColdZone, announces the appointment of Mark Evans as vice president and general manager. He brings more than 20 years of experience from GE Appliances serving in operations, engineering, and marketing and sales positions. Mark will report to Mike Branson, Executive Vice President and General Manager, Rheem Air Operations, which includes the HTPG division.


“I am pleased to have Mark join the HTPG and Rheem family. He has a remarkable record of accomplishments through a succession of operations, product strategy, and executive leadership positions. His successes and experience will enable him to guide HTPG to innovate, invest, and deliver on our vision to become the recognized market leader in customer valued, high-quality refrigeration solutions,” said Branson.


Evans earned a bachelor’s of science degree in Mechanical Engineering from University of Missouri-Rolla (later renamed to Missouri University of Science and Technology) and a master’s in business administration from Vanderbilt University. He will be working in HTPG’s corporate office in Duluth, Georgia.


About HTPG (

Heat Transfer Products Group, LLC (HTPG), headquartered in Duluth, Georgia, is a manufacturer of commercial refrigeration products including condensing units, evaporators, air cooled condensers, surface and case coils for OEM’s, custom air handling units, reach-in unit coolers, compressor racks for food service applications, and refrigeration system solutions. The company’s complete line of energy-efficient heat transfer equipment is sold under the recognized premium brands: Russell, Witt, Kramer, and ColdZone. These long-established, trusted brands have been industry leaders from their inception. To learn more, visit


About Rheem (

Founded in 1925, Rheem is the only manufacturer in the world that produces heating, cooling, water heating, pool/spa heating and commercial refrigeration products. Rheem is headquartered in Atlanta and has an international presence in 14 countries. The company’s premium brands include Rheem, Raypak, Ruud, Eemax, Richmond, Splendid, Aquamax, and Solahart, as well as commercial refrigeration brands Russell, Witt, Kramer and ColdZone, which are part of Heat Transfer Products Group (HTPG). To learn more, visit


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