Original Press Release
PMI Welcomes New Technical Committee Co-Chair
Press release date: May 25, 2010
Rolling Meadows, IL -- Plumbing Manufacturers Institute (PMI) President Lee Mercer of Moen Incorporated has made his selection for a new co-chair to help lead PMI's Technical Committee. Mark Malatesta, fittings engineer for American Standard Brands, will serve alongside existing Co-chair Casey Hayes, director of engineered solutions for Haws Corporation. Klaus Fromme recently retired from Bradley Corporation, leaving this opening for a co-chair.
While effective immediately, the three-year term for this position officially begins with the 2010 PMI Fall Meeting, being held in Washington, D.C., Oct. 3-6, at the Liaison Capitol Hill. Mr. Malatesta is an experienced committee chair, having previously served as co-chair of the Member Services Committee.
Mr. Mercer's decision to appoint Mr. Malatesta was based upon PMI meeting attendance, leadership, expertise and an overall commitment to PMI.
PMI congratulates Mr. Malatesta and thanks all those who submitted their names for the available position.
About PMI: The Plumbing Manufacturers Institute is the voluntary, not-for-profit, international industry association of manufacturers of plumbing products, serving as the Voice of the Plumbing Industry. Member companies produce a substantial quantity of the nation's plumbing products.
PMI Mission Statement: To promote the water efficiency, health, safety, quality and environmental sustainability of plumbing products, while maximizing consumer choice and value in a fair and open marketplace. To provide a forum for the exchange of information and industry education. To represent openly the member's interests and advocate for sound environmental and public health policies in the regulatory/legislative processes. To enhance the plumbing industry's growth and expansion.
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