Hansgrohe North America promoted Lars Christensen to director of product development and appointed Claudia Mueller to director of marketing. Christensen has more than 25 years of experience in the plumbing industry, a Master Plumber certification and a technical degree in Water, Heating and Air.  He joined Hansgrohe in 1997 as the sales manager in Denmark. In 2001, Christensen came to Hansgrohe, North America as the product manager for the Pharo and Axor brands.

In 2001 he came to Hansgrohe North America as product manager for the Pharo and Axor brands. He has been senior product manager for product development since 2008. Mueller has been with Hansgrohe for more than 14 years, and has been channel marketing manager for Hangrohe North America since 2006.