February 11, 2014

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.