Here are the latest appointments within the industry.

SFA Saniflo, Inc. announced that Greg James has been appointed Western regional sales manager, a position that requires managing the company’s network of independent sales representatives in the 23 U.S. states west of the Mississippi. James comes to Saniflo with more than 22 years of experience in the plumbing industry.

SFA Saniflo, Inc. announced that Greg James has been appointed Western regional sales manager, a position that requires managing the company’s network of independent sales representatives in the 23 U.S. states west of the Mississippi. James comes to Saniflo with more than 22 years of experience in the plumbing industry.

Bradford White Corp. announced that Robert Mikus has been promoted to parts team leader from customer service rep for parts and product analyst. Mikus is responsible for overseeing the daily operations of parts order management. The company also announced the promotion of Robert G. McKenney to the position of district sales manager. During his five years with the company, McKenney has held positions as Product Analyst and Assistant Regional Sales Manager.

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) announced the election of new officers and members to its board of directors during its World Safety Conference and Exposition. Warren E. McDaniels is chairman, Philip C. Stittleburg is secretary, Vincent Bollon is treasurer, Thomas F. Jaeger is second vice chair and Paul M. Fitzgerald is first vice chair. New members are Michael I. Callanan and Ernest J. Grant, both of whom will serve three-year terms.

Eva Fox, vice president of marketing for T&S Brass and Bronze Works, has been appointed to the Handwashing Leadership Forum of Handwashing For Life®, an organization that seeks to minimize the risk of foodborne illness via best practices in independent, objective and practical hand hygiene solutions.

Elkay Mfg. Co.’s Plumbing Products Division has announced a new management structure and key personnel appointments. The sales department will be dividing into two regions with a senior executive handling each region. Pat Mulvey is now the vice president of trade sales and market development for the East region. Mark Whittington is now the vice president of trade sales and market development for the West region. Mike Purcell has been promoted to a national account manager. Joining Elkay's marketing department in the newly created role of director of marketing services is Tom Samanic, formerly the director of strategic implementation.

LA-CO Industries, Inc./Markal Company has named Tony Blaskoski as director of sales across all business units including plumbing, industrial and agricultural, according to Dan Kleiman, CEO. In his new position, Blaskoski oversees all sales for business units in the United States and Canada. His responsibilities include managing relationships with distributors and end user customers while growing sales and capitalizing on new opportunities.