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Burnham Holdings CEO

January 11, 2023
Chris Drew
Christopher R. Drew, incoming Chief Executive Officer, Burnham Holdings, Inc.

Burnham Holdings, Inc., parent company of well-known domestic manufacturers such as U.S. Boiler Company, has announced that Douglas S. Brossman will retire as CEO, effective April 24, 2023, after a fifteen-year career with the company. Christopher R. Drew, currently President and COO, will become Chief Executive Officer.

Drew brings extensive knowledge of the HVAC industry to the position. He has been a long-standing participant in the Air-Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) and continues to serve as an Ex-Officio member of the AHRI Board of Directors after previously serving as Treasurer and Chairman.

Other additions to the executive management team include Paul D. Spradling as Vice President of Operations, and Bryan O’Toole as Vice President of Business Development.

Burnham Holdings, Inc. is the parent company of numerous subsidiaries that are domestic manufacturers of boilers and related HVAC products and accessories (including furnaces, radiators and combined heat and power systems), for residential, commercial and industrial applications. Products are manufactured at plants in the East, South, and Midwest. Subsidiaries include U.S. Boiler Company, Velocity Boiler Works (Crown Boiler), Thermal Solutions, Norwood Manufacturing, and others.