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Gary L. Tapella


Board: Non Executive Board
Job Title: Director
Since: 2006
Age: 64

Mr. Tapella has been a director of Watsco since 2006. Mr. He has been an Industrial Partner with Ripplewood Holdings, since 2005. Mr. Tapella served as the Chief Executive Officer and President of Rheem Manufacturing Company (Rheem) since 1991. He was also Rheem’s Chairman of the Board since 2002. Mr. Tapella has served in various other capacities, including Chief Operating Officer and Vice President – International, during his 36 years at Rheem. Rheem is one of Watsco’s key equipment suppliers.