Perry McGuire joins Rinnai America Corporation as Vice President and General Counsel

PEACHTREE CITY, Ga., March 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Rinnai Corporation, manufacturer of the number-one selling brand of tankless gas water heaters in North America, announced Perry McGuire has joined the organization as its Vice President and General Counsel. McGuire comes to Rinnai from Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP where he was a partner in corporate group and practiced general corporate law with an emphasis on franchise, M&A and governmental affairs.  McGuire had been an external legal partner with Rinnai for over five years.  He has successfully counseled businesses at every level of the business cycle, including merger/divestiture, and he helped businesses navigate the governmental landscape as a registered lobbyist.  McGuire previously worked for Chick-fil-A Inc. as a corporate attorney and is a former state Senator who was a 2006 candidate for Attorney General of Georgia. 

"Perry McGuire is an excellent addition to the Rinnai Executive Leadership Team," said Frank Windsor, President of Rinnai America Corporation. "His extensive business and legal experience will help to facilitate the aggressive growth plans we have for Rinnai America Corporation."

In his new role, McGuire will leverage his experience to guide the organization through its growth strategy which includes expansion of its domestic manufacturing facility and expanding the product portfolio in new and existing categories.  "I am pleased to be joining Rinnai America Corporation during this exciting time of growth for the organization," said McGuire.  "I look forward to working with the team to expand our footprint and product offering."

Over the past several years Rinnai has made significant investments in the North American market with initiatives including opening its first North American manufacturing facility in Griffin and expanding its corporate headquarters to include a state of the art innovation center of excellence where it will leverage new technologies to introduce innovative products into the market. 

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About Rinnai

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 number-one selling brand of tankless gas water heaters in the United States and Canada. Annual corporate revenues, including those of its subsidiaries, are in excess of $3.2 billion. With a global perspective to create 21st-century products for the home and business, Rinnai Corporation commits itself to safety and Creating A Healthier Way of Living©. For more information about Rinnai’s entire product line, visit