Lochinvar names new president

Goodwin adds title at Lebanon manufacturer

Lebanon-based water heater and boiler manufacturer Lochinvar has named Eddie Goodwin its new president and chief operating officer.

Goodwin has served as COO of Lochinvar since last October. As president, Goodwin also will be responsible for managing day-to-day operations of the company as well as working with senior leadership to establish long-range goals, strategies, plans and policies for the business.

William Vallett Jr. will continue to serve as chief executive officer of the Lebanon-based company, which was acquired by A.O. Smith last year.

Prior to joining Lochinvar, Goodwin spent 31 years with APCOM Inc., a division of State Industries and a manufacturer of residential and commercial water heater components with headquarters in Franklin.

Goodwin joined APCOM in 1981 and held a number of management positions in operations, customer service and sales before being named president.