Puyallup, Wash. — Red Dot Corporation, an international leader in heavy-duty mobile heating and air conditioning, recently welcomed Mike Bruneau as its new chief operating officer (COO).
In his role, Bruneau aims to capitalize on market opportunities in the coming decade by building on Red Dot’s global reach. Bruneau is also supporting Red Dot’s innovative work in new technologies, including electrification of HVAC systems.
“We are thrilled to have Mike join our Red Dot executive leadership team,” said John Kaestle, Red Dot’s chief executive officer. “We could not have asked for a more driven, collaborative and decisive leader to ramp up our operations, help to usher in the next era of Red Dot and ensure that all customer needs are met.”
Bruneau joins Red Dot after serving as vice president and general manager for Norfolk Ship Repair under BAE Systems – a multinational aerospace and defense company. In that role, Bruneau oversaw operations, quality, customer satisfaction and all elements of operational excellence across the site.
“I’m honored to be part of a world-class company like Red Dot,” Bruneau said. “I look forward to leveraging the capabilities of our dedicated workforce to help bring the next chapter in Red Dot’s story and bring innovative solutions to the hands of our customers.”
Bruneau is married with two adult children and in his free time he enjoys skiing, surfing, mountain biking and staying active outdoors. As a United States Navy veteran, he is also very involved with the Navy Reserve, helping to transition veterans through programs like the Honor Foundation and Team Red, White and Blue.
Bruneau received his Bachelor of Science in Mathematics at the United States Naval Academy before eventually earning a Master of Business Administration from the Thunderbird School of Global Management in Arizona.
For more information on Red Dot’s engineering capabilities, please visit www.reddotcorp.com.
About Red Dot
Red Dot Corporation produces premium mobile HVAC units and components for heavy-duty commercial and military vehicles. Vertically integrating world-class engineering, rigorous testing, and operations with a global reach under one roof, Red Dot partners directly with customers from design through delivery to craft responsive climate control solutions that endure. With facilities in North America, Europe and Asia, Red Dot ships to hundreds of aftermarket distributors and OE customers around the globe, spanning the construction, agriculture, defense and trucking industries. Red Dot was founded in 1965 and is proud to be owned entirely by its employees. More at www.reddotcorp.com.