Former GE executive Kevin M. Ruppelt takes the reigns.

Residential electric tankless water heater manufacturer Eemax Inc. has appointedKevin M. Ruppeltpresident and CEO. He replacesDave Corrado, who will stay with Eemax as an outside director.

During his 26-year executive career with General Electric, Ruppelt last served as GM for the Water and Energy Management within GE’s Consumer and Industrial business. His other positions at GE included engineering, quality control, production planning, warranty management, international distribution, call center, sales and inventory planning, interactive marketing, eBusiness, and product management.

Source: Eemax Inc.