George A. Catalano has been named president of Ehman Inc., one of the nation's oldest and fastest-growing Macintosh computer peripheral companies. He has more than 10 years experience in the oil service industry and the environmental cleanup sector.

Mike Ehman, chief executive officer and former president, said, "Catalano's leadership qualities and strong managerial skills fit the bill to guide Ehman into its next phase of growth."Catalano was with Thermo Process System Technologies before joining Ehman. He was responsible for the West Coast Division of the company's newly patented soil remediation unit, a unit designed to clean and recycle non-hazardous petroleum contaminated soils.

Founded in 1985, Ehman offers a wide variety of Macintosh peripherals including a full line of internal and external hard disk drives.