These industry notables are on the move.

  • Jason Richards was recently promoted to trade marketing manager of Burnham Hydronics. He will be responsible for working directly with contractors, and implementing marketing strategies to enhance their product and sales support and overall relationship with Burnham.

    Mark Kendall has joined Burnham as manager of engineering and research, and will oversee Burnham's new and existing product design strategy.

  • Perma-Liner Industries Inc. named Eric Baum its chief financial officer. He joined the company in 2000. Baum's career spans more than 10 years, with experience in financial planning and operations management.

    Perma-Liner also promoted Doug McCullough to director of operations. He was lead trainer and later became technical support manager.

  • Fluidmaster Inc. announced that James Sanford has joined its national sales team as sales manager, plumbing wholesale. His experience includes the creation of a National Field Service Program that placed regional service technicians throughout the United States.

    Fluidmaster also named Sharon Vessels as product manager, connector products. In her new position, Vessels will focus on new product development, sales promotion and planning for this product line.

  • Hercules Chemical Co. Inc. recently promoted Mylene Molina to marketing and communications coordinator. She will assume responsibility for all communications efforts including promotions, advertising and public relations.

  • Rich Piepenburg has joined Nexstar as Business Enhancement Specialist. His role is to talk to owners of electrical, plumbing and HVAC independent service providers about their business operations. He can then assess if membership in Nexstar would help them on their business growth path.

  • Scott Kranstuber has been promoted to Director of Sales and Marketing of Gas Products at Perfection Corp. Since 2001, Kranstuber has had responsibility for the company's entire gas products sales force as its national sales manager. He began working as a Perfection sales engineer in 1990.