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  • Halsey Taylor announced that vice president of marketing and sales Al Huneycutt retired Feb. 28, 2005. Succeeding him are Johnnie Bertella as director of Halsey Taylor Sales, and John Aykroyd as national sales manager for Halsey Taylor.

  • Grundfos Pumps Corp. promoted Mike Easterly to director of business development for the wholesale channel, U.S. Easterly previously was director of business development for Grundfos sales, domestic building services. The company also named Bill May president of Grundfos Pumps Mfg. Corp., the pump company's manufacturing arm. He succeeds Larry Wimmer, who is president of Grundfos Pumps Corp., the U.S. sales company.

  • South America-based Deca appointed Bill Becker as vice president of North American sales. He has more than 20 years of industry management experience from MASCO, Kohler and American Standard.