AB&I Foundry announces the promotion of Shannon Hooper to National Sales Manager of AB&I Foundry, a leading manufacturer of cast iron soil pipe and fittings and couplings for the plumbing industry.

Along with his new duties as the national sales manager, Hooper is responsible for the management of AB&I’s sales team and manufacturers representatives and will continue his responsibilities managing the McWane Plumbing Technical team.

During his six-year tenure, Shannon has served in the Technical Group, where he has demonstrated expert knowledge on engineering and technical projects, training, and industry codes and standards. He has also served as an AB&I Regional Sales Manager where he has demonstrated an ability to grow enduring relationships and preference for AB&I’s products. His primary goals will be to enhance AB&I’s value and relationships with distribution and mechanical contractors.

“We are pleased to welcome Shannon Hooper as National Sales Manager of AB&I Foundry," AB&I Foundry General Manager Michael Lowe said. "Hooper has 20 years of experience in both the building and plumbing industries. His understanding of our product offering and customer base will further enhance our commitment to providing an outstanding customer experience."

“AB&I makes great products that I can confidently stand behind," Hooper said. "Being part of the McWane Plumbing Group has allowed me to learn and understand how our products contribute to the overall safety and performance of a building. The positions I have held and the education I have received has afforded me a tremendous amount of insight which I’m looking forward to sharing with our team.”

Hooper in previous positions worked as a project manager for a construction company in Colorado. Shannon is an Indiana native who enjoys spending quality time with his wife, Jen, and his two children, Peyton and Chase. As a family, they enjoy skiing, swimming and other outdoor activities. Shannon attended the Colorado State University system and recently completed his MBA at the University of Colorado.