Kohler Manager of Codes and Standards Shabbir Rawalpindiwala is the recipient of the 2013 Joseph K. Seidner Award at the Canadian Advisory Council on Plumbing

Navien hired Christopher Rizzo as Southwestern trainer. Rizzo has worked in the tankless water heater industry since 2005.

Brad Kielwas hired as Franke’s new vice president of Franke Kitchen Systems luxury segment. Kiel brings more than 22 years of experience in the showroom and luxury business and has been involved in aspects of wholesale distribution, merchandising and brand building.

Speakman Co.hired Tara Steinhilper as national account manager.


Canadian Institute of Plumbing & Heating announced Matt Wiesenfeld has joined the group as program manager responsible for the Canadian Hydronics Council and the Plumbing Industry Advisory Council.

Brett Greenejoined the Chicago Faucet/Geberit Group as vice president of residential sales. He will be responsible for growing Geberit’s residential business in North America and for leading the residential sales team.


Uponor North America Codes and Standards Manager Mary Kimlinger was named chairperson of the Plastic Piping Systems components Industry Forum.

Neil Cordonnier joined Hartzell Air Movement as vice president of operations.


Taco has created website information about product low-lead certification, complete with frequently asked questions. Go to www.taco-hvac.com and click the NSF logo.