Susan Kennedy has joined the American Society of Plumbing Engineers as its director of marketing.

Susan Kennedy, who recently retired after 17 years as marketing director at Sloan Valve Co., has joined theAmerican Society of Plumbing Engineersas its director of marketing. Her first assignments will cover a broad range of business and marketing issues; events and programs; and the initial launching of a new research and development endeavor into a worldwide green plumbing initiative.

The expected end result will be to improve the overall economic conditions and job opportunities for plumbing engineers and designers worldwide.