November 10, 2006
Here are some of the latest appointments from around the industry.
David Lingafelter has been named president of Moen's U.S. Faucet Businesses. He has been serving as vice president and general manager of Moen's U.S. Wholesale Business Unit. He will retain those responsibilities while adding those of Moen's U.S. Retail and Commercial faucet businesses. Matthew Hurley has joined Chicago Faucets as vice president of commercial sales. He had been vice president of sales and marketing for Anvil International, and formerly served as vice president of sales for Watts Water Technologies. Ronald Massa has been named executive vice president-Corporate Technology and Global Supply Chain for A.O. Smith Corp., effective Jan. 1. Massa adds responsibility for the company's Corporate Technology Group to his current duties overseeing A.O. Smith's global procurement and logistics activities. He replaces Dr. Charles Bishop, who will retire as senior vice president-Corporate Technology at the end of the year. Briggs Industries has appointed Kevin Mayer as regional manager-wholesale for the Central region. He has held sales and managerial positions with Kohler and Rothenberger. VitrA USA has hired Bailey Sales & Associates, based in Seattle, as its manufacturers representative for the Pacific Northwest-covering Washington, Oregon, Alaska and Northern Idaho. VitrA begin supplying inventory to several Bailey offices in October 2006. Bailey Sales & Associates was established in 1973.