Rinnai America Corporation Taps Susan Mittelbrun as New Vice President of Marketing
PEACHTREE CITY, Ga. (Jan. 29, 2014) – Rinnai, manufacturer of North America’s number-one selling brand of tankless water heaters and a complete lineup of home heating products, recently appointed Susan Mittelbrun as its new vice president of marketing, Rinnai America Corporation.
“With extensive experience in consumer durable marketing and multi-tiered distribution networks, Susan Mittelbrun is well poised to lead our strategic marketing efforts. With responsibilities for strategic development, marketing, advertising and communications, her vast experience will help drive aggressive growth of Rinnai in the United States,” said Takashi Sonoda, president of Rinnai.
A native of Michigan, Mittelbrun began her career at General Motors’ Corporate headquarters in Detroit. Assignments at GM included sales analysis, finance, marketing, advertising, field operations and international operations. Adding to her extensive automotive experience, Susan also has held senior marketing leadership positions at GE Medical Systems in Milwaukee Wisconsin, Harrah’s Casino’s in Illinois and Missouri, and Trane heating and cooling (a Division of Ingersoll Rand Residential Solutions) in Tyler Texas. Most recently Mittelbrun led brand marketing initiatives for multiple business units of Dal-Tile (a Division of Mohawk Industries) in Dallas Texas.
Rinnai America Corporation, a subsidiary of Rinnai Corporation in Nagoya, Japan, was established in 1974 and is headquartered in Peachtree City, Ga. Rinnai Corporation manufactures gas appliances including tankless water heaters, a wide range of kitchen appliances and heating and air conditioning units. As the technology leader in its industry, Rinnai is the largest gas appliance manufacturer in Japan and is the No. 1 selling brand of tankless gas water heaters in North America. Annual corporate revenues, including those of its subsidiaries, are in excess of $2.5 billion. With a global perspective to create 21st century products for the home and business, Rinnai Corporation commits itself to safety and the pursuit of comfortable lifestyles. For more information about Rinnai and their entire product line, visit rinnai.us.