HOUSTON — Bradley Snyder has been named senior vice president and president of the Goodman Business Unit for Goodman Manufacturing Co. L.P. effectively immediately. The move coincides with the announcement that Satoru Akama assumes the leadership role as president and CEO of Goodman Global Group Inc.

Previously, Snyder was the senior vice president of North American sales and distribution. He joined Goodman as a divisional vice president and has been instrumental to the growth and success of the Goodman and Amana brands of energy-efficient residential and light commercial HVAC systems.

“I have a strong team that achieves outstanding results,” Snyder said. “I am fortunate to have their full support as we continue the success that has made it a strong contributor to not only the company but to the HVAC industry. As a recognized leader, we will continue to provide the products and services that have helped to make our customers successful, too.”

Snyder indicated that loyal customers of the Goodman and Amana brands will soon experience several new products and support tools designed to enhance the customer experience from end-to-end.

“We are conducting consumer focus groups across the country to learn more about how HVAC products might be purchased in the future. Further, we are actively conducting voice-of-the-customer sessions,” Snyder said. “I am particularly excited about the advancements we are making with an upgraded e-commerce system for our customers. Regarding our product lines, Goodman and Amana brand will continue to evolve to include advanced technology similar to the award-winning ComfortBridge™ communicating technology, its companion CoolCloud™ app, and the award-winning AlumaFin7™ evaporator coil.

“I’m excited about the future of our business, our customer focus and the channel enhancements that will help everyone associated with us to remain strong and profitable,” he continued.

In his new position, Snyder will have full responsibility for the Goodman and Amana brand product lines, including parts, supplies, and accessories. He will continue to oversee both company-owned and independent distributor relationships.

“Brad’s knowledge, leadership, and background are well suited to support the success of the Goodman and Amana brands,” said Akama. “I’m certain that he will continue the legacy of the organization and help lead it to even greater achievements in the future.”

The Goodman Business Unit is a member of Daikin Group. For more information, visit www.goodmanmfg.com.