Uponor North America has named Tom Rowbotham as Supply Chain vice president. In his role, Rowbotham will develop and lead Uponor’s sourcing strategy in North America, which will include continuing to build strategic partnerships with suppliers, assessing vendors and, most importantly, leading continuous improvement initiatives in supply planning, production scheduling, distribution, transportation and inventory.

“With 15 years of experience in operations and supply chain from across a range of industries, Tom will play a critical role to our current and future success, especially as we look forward to continued rapid growth,” Uponor North America President Bill Gray said. “A robust sourcing strategy is vital to ensuring we have the right materials at the right time to manufacture our products and move finished products to distribution for timely delivery to our customers — all while making safety our foremost priority.”