AHAM assigned the 2020 Home Appliance Industry Achievement Awards


AHAM, the North American Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers held the 2020 Home Appliance Industry Achievement Awards. The Association assigned its recognitions to Dick Topping, Senior Consultant, P.E., Sub-Zero Group, Inc., who received AHAM’s Home Appliance Industry Achievement Award, for the exceptional service by AHAM members and is the premier achievement bestowed by AHAM upon a member.
Andy Chinmulgund, Founder and CEO, Bruviti, Inc., instead, received AHAM’s Gordon Stauffer Liston Durden Distinguished Service Award, which recognizes significant contributions, by virtue of longevity and quality of service, to AHAM and the home appliance industry.
Moreover, five AHAM members received the Emerging Leader Award, recognition for volunteer contributions and service that encourages continued industry participation. The 2020 winners are: : John Schlafer, Senior Counsel, GE Appliances, a Haier Company; Michael McGonagle, Product Safety and Reliability Leader – Cooking Products, GE Appliances; Adam Pope, Director of Test Engineering, iRobot; Sean Southard, Senior Manager Regulatory Affairs, Whirlpool Corporation; Jason Schmidt, Director of Regulatory Affairs, Whirlpool Corporation.