The Stellar Group
July 26, 2004
The Stellar Group began its 20th year while announcing a number of significant promotions and new additions as it continues to grow. Stellar's Process division promoted Humberto Lopez to divisional vice president; Brian Kappele to director of project development, along with Jason Duff and Wyatt Payne, now directors of design. Joining Stellar as a new Process vice president of process engineering is Gerry Gomolka. Mike Netting has been named divisional vice president. Within the Distribution division, Brian Dotolo and Andrew Carney have been promoted to directors of project development. They join the promotions of Milton Chrissovergis, director of business development and Mark Van Landingham, senior project manager. Andre Salamy and Jason Wright have been named project managers. Stellar's Commercial division named Richard Lovelace, divisional vice president, in charge of operations. Also promoted within the Commercial division, Robert West is now director of project development. Kevin Dufresne has been named divisional vice president for Stellar's Thermal division. Stellar's Refrigeration division promoted Mark Lowery to division vice president responsible for all operations. He joins Jeff Williams, also named a divisional vice president responsible for operations within the Refrigeration Parts and Service division. Stellar also announced promotions within its Power and Utilities division. Kurt Liebendorfer has been named senior vice president responsible for all division operations. In addition, Trevor Richter has been promoted to director of business development. He joins Curtis Lovelace, named director of manufactured products, Ammar Hammad, who recently joined Stellar as manager of business development for the Middle East, and Jean-Marc Marchand, promoted to design project manager.