HPAC Magazine

People on the move: REHAU, Lixil, Weil-McLain and WaterFurnace International

September 13, 2018 | By Jillian Morgan

William Christensen

Kurt Plattner

William Christensen, formerly chief marketing officer, has been appointed to the position of CEO at REHAU. The company also tapped Kurt Plattner to take over as chief financial officer. Plattner previously held the title of head of treasury, controlling and finance at the company’s head office in Muri, Switzerland.








Gina Flinton

Lixil Canada Inc. has named Gina Flinton senior director of marketing for American Standard, DXV and Grohe brands. Prior to this role, Flinton has worked at Whirlpool, Canadian Tire and Mattel. As senior director of marketing, she will manage and develop marketing strategies for all three brands in Canada.


Bruce Cole

WaterFurnace International, Inc. has hired Bruce Cole as vice president of residential sales and marketing. Prior to this role, Cole served as vice president of global sales at Tuthill Corporation. In that role he oversaw profit and loss, e-business development and sales management.






Simon Sorouri

Weil-McLain Canada has hired Simon Sorouri as commercial sales applications engineer. In partnership with the company’s sales network, Sorouri will focus on applications for Weil-McLain’s stainless vertical firetube boiler among engineers and large commercial contractors in the Greater Toronto Area.



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