Oct 14, 2020 | Heidi Hoffman, Successful Placements, Tindall Sewell

Al Mejia Named Vice President / General Manager, Thermal Transfer Products at API Heat Transfer

API Heat Transfer, a global leader in the design and manufacture of a wide range of specialty heat exchangers and heat transfer solutions and backed by Littlejohn & Co. investment firm, has appointed Al Mejia to Vice President and General Manager of Thermal Transfer Products (TPP).

Mejia joins API Heat Transfer from Molded Dimensions, LLC., where he served as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and was responsible for developing, evaluating, and implementing growth strategies while managing full P&L across three manufacturing facilities and one distribution center in North America with manufacturing partners in China and Vietnam. Prior to Molded Divisions, LLC., he was VP and GM of Hart and Cooley at Johnson Controls where he managed a P&L of $300M for a leader in residential and light commercial HVAC products with 8 manufacturing facilities and 5 distribution centers in North America. Mejia has held executive leadership roles at Actuant Corporation, Rexnord Industries and Pentair.  He currently serves as a member on the board of advisors at Alea Labs, Inc.

Mejia holds a B.S. in Industrial Engineering from the Universidad del Norte, and a Masters in Industrial Engineering from The University of Illinois at Chicago.

ON Partners consultants Heidi Hoffman and Tindall Sewell are proud to have partnered with API Heat Transfer, Littlejohn & Co. and Al Mejia on this successful placement. ON Partners, API Heat Transfer and Littlejohn & Co. have collaborated on several executive placements in the last few years including the appointment of the Chief Executive Officer, Steve Rennie, in 2019.

About API Heat Transfer


Founded in 1947, API Heat Transfer ( is a global leader in the design and manufacture of a wide range of specialty heat exchangers and heat transfer solutions. Its product lineup meets the needs of virtually every industrial market. Headquartered in Buffalo, N.Y., the company employs more than 1,600 people worldwide and operates 11 facilities in four countries.


About ON Partners


ON Partners propels an organization’s mission by building C-level and board leadership teams. Founded in 2006 by like-minded consultants as a values-driven alternative to the multi-service global firms they were leaving behind, ON delivers a better executive search experience. Named by Forbes as one of America’s Best Executive Recruiting Firms and to the Inc. 500/5000 Lists seven times, the firm is consistently ranked among the top 20 retained executive search firms in the U.S.

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