Valve Co. appointed Peter Gobis III as
national sales manager, responsible for all sales in the United States and
Canada. He was previously employed as sales manager for Senior Aerospace, a
supplier of engineered products for aircraft and weapons systems.
Bath furniture manufacturer
has recruited sales expert Martin Siwy
as Western regional sales manager. Siwy has more than seven years of sales
experience in the design plumbing industry and specializes predominately in
distribution and marketing. Prior to joining Sonia, Siwy was the vice
president of luxury faucet and fixture manufacturer Waterdecor.
HVAC distributor N.B.
Handy appointed Chris Payne to the
position of manager of technical services – roofing. Payne has been with N.B.
Handy since 2003, most recently serving as the general manager of the company’s
Greenville, S.C., distribution facility.
announced further expansions to its sales and engineering staffs:
Dave Kueneman is Northwest regional manager;
Jeff Scheir is West regional manager; and
Ken Gilleland, P.E., is senior project engineer.
Beth Vessels to the position of national accounts
manager. Vessels joined BrassCraft in October 2006 as retail channel manager.
appointed Dr. Hsiang-Cheng Kung as research
director of engineering. In this new role, Dr. Kung will work to advance
the level of Victaulic’s research programs in the Fire Safety market. Prior to
joining Victaulic, Dr. Kung worked as the director of business development,
fire protection division at Underwriters Laboratories.
Shillingford joined Villeroy & Boch USA
Bath, Kitchen and Tile as marketing manager. In this newly created position,
Shillingford will be responsible exclusively for the bath business segment. She
previously served in similar executive marketing positions at Time Warner and Lord,
Abbett & Co.