APPLE VALLEY, MN -- Brent Noonan has accepted the position of vice president of Sales for Uponor North America (Uponor), effective March 10, 2014. Noonan has served as vice president of U.S. Sales since May 2012. Previously, he was Uponor's South regional sales director, where he was responsible for providing leadership for the profitable growth of the heating, plumbing and fire sprinkler businesses in the southern U.S. market.
"We are confident that Brent's proven experience and success with Uponor and his existing relationships with our customers will continue to build on our growth and momentum in Canada," says Bill Gray, president, Uponor North America. "This is a great opportunity for us to leverage, share best practices, and align our existing sales and marketing resources in the U.S. and in Canada."
"We were up against some tough competition, but the emphasis on our triple-bottom-line philosophy, our community involvement and our efforts toward energy reduction at our facility made all the difference," says Bill Gray, president, Uponor North America.
Recognizing the regional differences in the U.S. and Canadian markets, Gray adds, "We will integrate and align where it makes the most business sense and adds value to our customers."
Noonan has 15 years of experience in the plumbing industry with progressing managerial responsibilities, and a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Colorado at Boulder. Noonan is located in Apple Valley, Minn., Uponor North America's headquarters.
Uponor, Inc. is an award-winning provider of plumbing, fire safety and radiant heating and cooling systems for the residential and commercial building markets. In 2013, the company was named Manufacturer of the Year by the Manufacturers Alliance in addition to a Top 100 Workplace by the Minneapolis Star Tribune. Uponor, Inc. employs more than 500 people at its North American headquarters in Apple Valley, Minn. For more information, visit www.uponorpro.com, www.uponor-usa.com or call (800) 321-4739.