Todd Talbot, president of Brass Craft, a plumbing products manufacturer, announced several appointments in conjunction with a new strategic focus for the company.

The company hired Charles Scott as vice president/marketing and product development. A 10-year plumbing-industry veteran, Scott most recently worked for Jacuzzi Whirlpool Bath as director of marketing.

Also, Peter Kattula was named vice president/operational planning. Most recently he worked in the Operational Services Group at Masco Corp., Brass Craft's parent company.

Brass Craft also announced the retirement of Fred Hyman, vice president of manufacturing, effective July 1, after nearly 23 years of service. Assuming Hyman's responsibilities will be 12-year Brass Craft veteran Don Glover.