Proven HVAC industry sales executive joins company’s efforts to grow in key North American regions.

Lyndhurst, NJNAVAC, the world’s largest supplier of HVAC vacuum pumps in addition to a wide array of tools, gauges, charging machines, recovery units and other industry-specific items, has hired Keith Keller for the role of Southern Regional Sales Manager. In this position, Mr. Keller will spearhead sales efforts and play a fundamental role in expanding the company’s brand and sales network in a geographic area ripe for further growth.

As NAVAC continues to position itself as a leader in the HVAC/R industry through innovative and effective technician tools, Mr. Keller will foster new opportunities for the company and support sales initiatives from as far west as New Mexico to as far north as Pennsylvania.

Mr. Keller has more than 15 years of experience in the HVAC service industry. Prior to joining NAVAC, he spent nearly a decade advancing through several upwardly mobile positions at Gemaire Distributors, including the last three as a Product Manager. Before that, he held sales roles with Aloha Air Conditioning of Broward County, Florida.

“Keith’s extensive experience in the HVAC/R sales landscape, and progressive growth in his previous positions, showcase his expertise and dedication to providing premium solutions for a broad range of industry challenges,” said Stephen Rutherford, Director of HVAC Tools Business for NAVAC. “His proven ability to meet and exceed sales goals and promote aspiring brands will be a true asset as NAVAC continues to expand its North American footprint.”

Mr. Keller earned an Associates degree from Santa Fe Community College. A father of two, he resides in Fort Lauderdale, FL with his wife, Rachel.



NAVAC is a global manufacturer that has dedicated over 20 years to the R&D and manufacturing of industrial vacuum solutions and HVAC/R tools. NAVAC draws upon its commitment to technical innovation, strong customer service and robust R&D allocation to deliver solutions offering unsurpassed efficiency, accuracy and ease of use.

Comprising a full lineup of tools, gauges, detectors, charger and vacuum pumps, among other solutions, NAVAC’s product portfolio is designed with one overarching concept in mind: user-friendliness. The company seeks to meet a need for simpler, lighter, faster solutions that expedite service without sacrificing accuracy.