Jon-Evans-DiversitechUSA: HVACR parts and accessories manufacturer and supplier DiversiTech has appointed Jon Evans as chief operations officer. 

His new role will include overseeing the continued integrations of Cliplight and Pump House, two companies that joined the DiversiTech family in December, 2015. Evans’ responsibilities also include streamlining the company’s national and international service offerings and product portfolio, which consists of more than 7,000 product items in over 200 product categories. Evans will report to DiversiTech CEO Jim Prescott.    

“Jon brings a wealth of experience that will further support our continued growth plans and our goal of delivering world-class products and customer service,” said Prescott. “We are looking forward to the contributions Jon will be making to drive greater efficiencies in our business while continuing to provide profit-driven opportunities for every DiversiTech customer.”

Evans brings more than 20 years of general management, supply chain, sourcing and manufacturing experience to the COO role. He comes to DiversiTech from Arysta LifeScience, a $2bn global agrochemical solutions provider, where he served as the executive vice president of global integrated supply chain and operations, as well as interim CEO/president. Prior to Arysta, Evans served as a vice president/general manager for standalone global business units within Imerys, FMC Corp and AMRI.  Evans also spent more than a decade in various manufacturing, supply chain and commercial roles at General Electric’s Plastics and Engineered Materials business.