Mr. Albert Nahmad serves as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at Watsco. He is a dynamic leader who has taken Watsco from an HVAC manufacturing facility to the largest distributor of HVAC products in the industry. He served as Chairman of the Board, President and CEO of the Company since December 1972. In January 2016, Mr. Nahmad vacated the office of President and retained his roles as the Company's Chairman and CEO focused on Watsco's long-term vision, culture and strategic objectives. He holds an M.S. in Industrial Administration from Purdue University and a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of New Mexico. Mr. Nahmad maintains an active role in a number of charitable organizations in South Florida.