E. Posey, president and CEO of Moen Inc. for
the last five years, announced his retirement, effective Oct. 1, 2007.
Succeeding him will be David B. Lingafelter,
Moen’s president of U.S. businesses.
Lingafelter joined Moen in 1990 as manager of retail service. Since that time,
he has served in a variety of capacities of increased responsibilities, most
recently as vice president and general manager for Moen’s U.S. Wholesale
Manoogian, chairman and chief executive
officer of Masco Corp.,
plans to give up the CEO position this July and become the company’s executive
chairman. Manoogian is only the second chairman and CEO in Masco’s nearly
80-year history, after taking over for his father, Alex Manoogian.
Manoogian has recommended to the board of directors that Timothy Wadhams,
Masco’s chief financial officer, be named CEO.
In other changes at the top, Alan Barry, Masco’s president and chief operating
officer, plans to retire early next year when he reaches the company’s normal
Masco Corp. also announced that
Keith Allman will be president of its
Delta Faucet Co. division. Allman joined Masco in
1998 as vice president of manufacturing for the company’s Merillat Industries.
He recently served as executive vice president of operations for Masco’s
Builder Cabinet Group.
Brands, maker of bathtubs and plumbing products, has named
Koos president and CEO. Koos replaces
Marini, who is leaving Jacuzzi to join Rexnord
Corp., the company that recently acquired Zurn, Jacuzzi’s plumbing products
business. Marini will continue to serve on the Jacuzzi board of directors.
Koos formerly served as corporate officer and group president of consumer
products worldwide for Black & Decker. He has also held senior posts at
Plumbing Supply Co. Inc. (Bethpage, N.Y.) announced
the election of Robert
Mannheimer as president. He succeeds
who is retiring and relocating to Florida. Blackman will continue to serve as
chairman of the board.
Manufacturing Co. announced the following management
Jones has been promoted to corporate senior vice
president and COO of the company. He has overall responsibility for the Air
Conditioning and Water Heater business units. Douglas
Mannion was promoted to the new position of vice
president – general manager for the Water Heater Division; Bill
Hanesworth was promoted to the new position of
vice president – general manager for the Air Conditioning Division; and
Sinkler will assume the role of vice president –
sales for the Air Conditioning Division.
Roth has been named to the new position of
corporate vice president – marketing; Alan Kessler has
been named to the new position of corporate vice president –research and
development; and Bill Lux has been named to the new
position of corporate vice president – business development.
president and CEO of its North American operations. Prior to this, Marshall
held various executive positions in the kitchen and bath industry, including
group vice president of Masco Corp. and president of Hansgrohe.
Burnham Hydronics appointed Christopher
president of U.S. Boiler Co. Inc., and also appointed Paul
to the position of vice president of operations.
Eddie Lunn III, grandson of Boiler Supply Co. founder Eddie
and son of current president Eddie Lunn Jr., has been named the third president of the
company, located in Nashville, Tenn.
Smith Water Products Co. named M. Jay Harms as vice president-service operations and
customer satisfaction. Harms rejoined A.O. Smith in 2006 after nearly 10 years
as executive vice president of sales and marketing with American Water Heater.
Julien promoted Lloyd LeBlanc as vice president and hired Heidi Finch as national sales manager.
Water Technologies Inc. announced that Rick
Ferguson has been promoted to the position of
national sales manager-backflow products. He began his career with Watts in in
the position of western regional manager-backflow products. Prior to that he held various sales
positions within the waterworks industry.
appointed Doug McElwain to national sales manager. Formerly Eastern regional manager, he
brings more than 25 years of experience to the national scene.
Plastics Inc. recently appointed sales veteran
Burpee as national sales manager for fire protection
products. He has been an integral member of the Harvel sales team for nearly 20
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.
has been appointed to commercial sales manager-Eastern region for Chicago Faucets. Hammond has more than 15 years
of sales management experience in the plumbing industry, most recently as
Eastern regional manager for Symmons Industries.
joins TAC Field Device Division as OEM regional sales
manager for the Midwest region. He comes from Invensys, which sold its
Invensys Building Systems business to TAC, thus creating the new company.
Armstrong appointed Kevin
Laidler as regional sales manager of Commercial Design
Build for Ontario.
was named Southeast regional sales manager of Briggs
Hamilton joined Briggs as national commercial accounts manager in 2006. He
previously held managerial positions with Kohler and Rothenberger.
Heating & Cooling Division appointed nine-year industry veteran Mark King to residential outdoor product manager.
a well-known hydronics/radiant trainer, joined Taco Inc.
as the company’s residential products training director. Before joining Taco,
Barba spent 11 years as a trainer for Uponor.
Steamist appointed Fred
Fedewa as its national training manager. Prior to joining
Steamist, Fedewa spent more than eight years at Grohe, where he designed and
delivered the training programs used to train all levels of the sales process.