Madison Air
Joe Patterson, vice president and general manager of the newly formed Heat Group

Patterson Appointed Leader of Madison Air’s Heat Group

Jan. 19, 2024
Joe Patterson leads the newly formed group, a partnership between Reznor and Roberts-Gordon.


Madison Air appointed Joe Patterson as vice president and general manager of the newly formed Heat Group, a partnership between unit heating manufacturer Reznor and infrared heating manufacturer Roberts-Gordon.

Patterson has been with Madison and Nortek Global HVAC for eight years as Reznor's general manager and vice president of operations for Nortek Global. As leader of the Heat Group, he is responsible for driving transformational change and operational excellence across both heating companies.

“As allies in comfort, Reznor and Roberts-Gordon provide energy-efficient, year-round comfort for complex industrial environments,” Patterson said. “Together, we are committed to helping customers move their businesses forward with increased comfort, productivity and savings.”

Prior to joining Madison Industries, Patterson led the manufacturing teams at ITW Building Components Group and operational excellence for Emerson Electric.