Rinnai America Corp., a manufacturer of tankless gas water heaters in North America, announced Shelley Kiley has joined the organization as its vice president of operations. Kiley’s extensive knowledge, will help Rinnai continue to grow and expand manufacturing capabilities in North America, including overseeing the completion of its new manufacturing plant in Griffin, Georgia. In addition, Kiley has assumed responsibility over all functional areas in manufacturing, supply chain, distribution and logistics.
“I am very excited to join Rinnai America and look forward to leading the operations team as we continue to drive operational excellence and expand our manufacturing capability in North America,” Kiley said. “I look forward to supporting Rinnai, delivering on our promise of 'Creating a Healthier Way of Living,' as well as spearheading the operational initiatives that will continue to drive growth.”
Kiley has cultivated deep experience throughout a 30-year career, having most recently spent three years leading a team of 650 within the supply chain and global operation strategy teams at Larson-Juhl. Prior to that, Kiley had a distinguished 11-year tenure with Moen, where she rapidly progressed from plant manager to holding several executive leadership roles, including vice president of global supply chain and manufacturing, where she led 2,000 employees. The knowledge and skills that come from Kiley’s previous roles in leadership and operations, will only be an asset to Rinnai as the company continues its trajectory towards North American expansion.
“We are very excited to welcome Shelley, as she will be instrumental in the continued growth of our manufacturing footprint in the U.S.,” said Frank Windsor, president, Rinnai America Corp. “She will be focusing on preemptive enhancements to meet needs of our customers and fostering a high-performance team, which will lead Rinnai towards achieving our expansion goals.”
With the addition of Kiley, Rinnai is continuing to demonstrate its concerted investment in its North American facilities, operations and team. Since 2017, Rinnai has introduced its new corporate headquarters in Atlanta, the opening of a state-of-the-art innovation center and is in the midst of building its first North American manufacturing facility in Griffin, Georgia.
To learn more about Rinnai, visit www.rinnai.us.