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Gaylord Industries Makes a Trio of Personnel Announcements

Manufacturer of commercial kitchen ventilation systems adds to its sales and service teams.

Gaylord Industries, a manufacturer of commercial kitchen ventilation systems, promoted Bruce Lukens to director of sales and marketing, and named Robert Carmichael, P.E. regional sales manager and Jim Christle service engineer.

A 30-plus year company veteran, Lukens most recently served as director of engineering. As sales and marketing director, Lukens guides the sales, sales engineering and marketing departments.

Based in Atlanta, Carmichael will work with Gaylord sales representatives in the region, supporting the needs of consultants and dealers. A veteran of the commercial kitchen ventilation industry with more than 15 years of experience, Carmichael's career includes working as the national sales manager for Commercial Stainless Fabricators and as regional sales manager for CaptiveAire Systems.

In his new role Christle provides technical support to independent service agents and end users. He most recently held positions with Johnson Controls and VMC Consulting Corporation, Microsoft and MCM Enterprise.