Watts has hired Mark Fales as its director of sales — east. Fales brings more than 17 years of experience to the position in the plumbing and tile industry.

Previously, Fales was the national sales manager, commercial, for Emser Tile Commercial Division, where he was responsible for sales strategy and managed a sales force focused on hospitality, multifamily, retail, restaurant, mall and office segments.

Fales also served as vice president of retail sales for Moen where he was in charge of strategic planning, business growth and merchant relationships for faucet, showering, bath hardware & safety categories with key U.S. retail accounts in the home improvement and hardware channel.