The Plumbing Manufacturers Institute (PMI) recently named David Hagopian Director of Strategy and Technology for the organization.

ThePlumbing Manufacturers Institute(PMI) recently namedDavid HagopianDirector of Strategy and Technology. He will be responsible for analyzing and reporting proposed code and standard changes, maintaining and managing effective relationships with PMI members, certification agencies and industry peers and representing PMI at various industry meetings.

“We are delighted to welcome David to PMI,” commentedBarbara C. Higgens, PMI executive director. “Over the past months, we carefully evaluated a number of talented candidates for the position, each with a variety of skill sets. David was the clear standout as he brings with him a unique blend of analytical skills, consensus building capabilities and strategic insight together with an excellent technical background. As Director of Strategy and Technology, he will help us take PMI to even greater heights.”

Prior to his work at PMI, Hagopian spent several years with Fortune Brands, most recently as their senior director of technical innovation. He held responsibility for providing management and guidance in product, process and business development. Hagopian’s professional experiences also includes work in the oil, chemical and aerospace industries, as well as, the U.S. government. He has experience in operations, marketing and business development.

Hagopian can be reached by calling PMI headquarters at 847-481-5500 or by email at