Rose Named Vice President Of Mechanical Equipment's Marine Products Group

Mechanical Equipment Company, Inc. (MECO) of New Orleans has appointed Charles D. Rose vice president of its newly formed Marine Products Group. The announcement was made by MECO president Wil Pergande.

Mr. Rose formerly held vice president positions with Aqua- Chem and Riley Beaird, and brings to MECO a wealth of marine experience in the design and manufacture of desalination plants and heat exchangers.

A 1956 graduate of the U.S.

Merchant Marine Academy, Mr.

Rose sailed aboard several merchant ships before spending four years in the Navy as an engineering duty officer. Following his Navy duty, he joined Davis Engineering as a marine heat exchanger specialist; that company was purchased by Cleaver Brooks in 1963.

Since then he has participated continuously in the advancement of the state of the art of marine desalination and heat transfer.

He is a life member of SNAME, and the author of Chapter 15 in the Society's Marine Engineering textbook, as well as various technical papers. He is also a member of ASNE and MTS, and holds several patents related to evaporation and heat transfer.

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