Chicago – Jan. 25, 2016 – Sullair, an industry-leading compressed air solutions provider since 1965, today announced the appointment of Heather Ronnow as Vice President, Human Resources. In this role, Ronnow will lead organizational development, change management and talent initiatives for Sullair, primarily focused on the Americas and EMEA. She will be based in Chicago and report to Thomas Stubbins, Accudyne Industries’ Executive Vice President of Human Resources, with a dotted line to Sullair President Scott Nelson.

“Heather is a seasoned and strategic leader with more than 20 years of experience in human resources,” said Nelson. “Her wealth of knowledge and experience in workforce and talent development will make her a tremendous asset to Sullair, and I am pleased to welcome her to our executive team.”

Ronnow joins Sullair after spending two years with Global Experience Specialists (GES), a division of Viad Corporation, where she served as Executive Vice President, Human Resources. At GES, Ronnow led the global human resources team and served as a member of the executive leadership team, supporting acquisitions, growth and strategy. Ronnow’s experience also includes human resource leadership positions at a number of large organizations across manufacturing, service and distribution industries, including Little Lady Foods, Rexam Beverage Can North America, ARAMARK, and Keebler.

Ronnow graduated from Loyola University of Chicago with a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and a Juris Doctor degree.

About Sullair:

Since 1965, Sullair has developed and manufactured air compressors with proven reliability and wear-free durability. Sullair is globally recognized as a leading manufacturer of portable air compressors, contractors’ air tools, stationary air compressors, compressed air treatment equipment and vacuum systems. Additionally, Sullair provides customers with a full line of aftermarket parts, fluids and services. Sullair has manufacturing capabilities in Michigan City, Indiana; Shenzhen and Suzhou, China; Mahindra World City, India; as well as a JV (IHI-Sullair) based in Suzhou. For more information, visit

About Accudyne:

Accudyne Industries is the parent company of Sullair, and a global provider of precision-engineered, process-critical and technologically advanced flow control systems and industrial compressors that deliver consistently high performance and give confidence to the mission of its customers in the most important industries and harshest environments around the world. Today, Accudyne is powered by ~3,000 employees at 15 manufacturing facilities, supporting a broad range of industries in more than 150 countries. For more information, visit