Larry G. Wash, 50, has been appointed executive vice president responsible for the Americas at KONE Corp. He will be a member of the executive board and report to Matti Alahuhta, president and CEO. Previously, he was president of global services for the climate solutions sector of Ingersoll Rand. He has also held positions at Trane, Xerox and Eastman Kodak. He earned his bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from Wayne State University, a master's degree in electrical engineering from the Rochester Institute of Technology and an MBA from Stanford University.