ESD (Environmental Systems Design, Inc.) has promoted Addam Friedl to executive vice president.

Friedl is the Mission Critical Facilities Practice Leader at ESD, with responsibility for project management, client development and relationships, quality control procedures, capital expenditure forecasting, and business strategy development. He has over 24 years of experience in the data center design and construction industry. Prior to joining ESD in 2013, he was chief technology officer for HP Critical Facilities Services (HPCFS), responsible for driving technical innovation within the CFS business and its projects.

AProfessional Engineer in over 33 states, Friedl has a bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering from the University of South Florida. He is an Accredited Tier Designer from the Uptime Institute.