Heritage Distribution Holdings, a distributor of HVAC/R equipment backed by Gryphon Investors, has hired Brian J. Sasadu as chief human resources officer.

Mr. Sasadu will develop and execute human capital strategies to engage employees and drive business results.

Mr. Sasadu was most recently the chief human resources officer at BlueLinx Holdings, a distributor of building materials.

Craig Nikrant, operating partner at Gryphon, said, “We are excited to welcome Brian to Heritage as we put together a best-in-the-industry management team with the background and expertise to scale the business.”