Rinnai Names Frank Windsor General Manager
PEACHTREE CITY, Ga. (June 26, 2014) — Rinnai, manufacturer of North America’s number-one selling brand of tankless water heaters and a complete lineup of home heating products, is pleased to announce that Frank Windsor will join Rinnai America Corporation as general manager effective July 1, 2014.
“Frank’s expertise in the plumbing category and our distribution channels makes him a perfect fit for Rinnai. We are confident that Frank’s proven leadership skills and industry knowledge will drive strategic growth of Rinnai in the United States and Canada,” said Takashi Sonoda, president of Rinnai.
With 23 years’ experience at Kohler, Windsor began his career as a zone sales executive and has risen through a series of leadership positions, including branch manager in Atlanta and Detroit; director positions for builder, hospitality and commercial sales; retail sales; and the central region. He most recently held the position of vice president of sales – Plumbing America’s. Frank, a passionate family man and avid sports enthusiast will be relocating with his family to the Peachtree City, Georgia area. A Baltimore native, Windsor holds a B.A. from the College of Wooster and a master’s degree in business administration from Marquette University.
“I am thrilled to be joining a team that is fundamentally changing the way North America heats water and that has such an outstanding reputation with the trade and consumers,” said Windsor.
Rinnai America Corporation, a subsidiary of Rinnai Corporation in Nagoya, Japan, was established in 1974 and is headquartered in Peachtree City ,Georgia. 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 number-one selling brand of tankless gas water heaters in North America. Annual corporate revenues, including those of its subsidiaries, are in excess of $3.1 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’s entire product line, visit rinnai.us.