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BrassCraft Manufacturing Announces the Hiring of Carissa “Cris” Ahearn as National Accounts Manager


NOVI, MI – BrassCraft Manufacturing Company, a leading manufacturer of plumbing products, has hired Cris Ahearn as National Accounts Manager for retail sales. With over 20 years of experience in the retail hardware arena, Ms. Ahearn joins BrassCraft Manufacturing from Grande Marketing Associates of Grand Rapids, Michigan, where she worked as an account representative. She has also held sales positions at The MIBRO Group, The Empire Company and Genova Products.

In her new position, Ms. Ahearn will have retail sales responsibility for BrassCraft® and Cobra® products. “We couldn’t be more excited to have a seasoned professional like Cris join our sales team,” stated George Werner, Vice President Retail Sales. “We’re confident the experience and talent she brings to BrassCraft Manufacturing will prove invaluable.”

With facilities in Michigan, New Jersey, North Carolina, California and Texas, BrassCraft Manufacturing continues to invest in the most advanced design and manufacturing technologies for the creation of thousands of high-value products. These include a wide range of 100% no-lead compliant connectors, fittings, water stops and valves that meet provisions of the Federal Reduction of Lead in Drinking Water Act. This legislation becomes effective on January 4, 2014, but BrassCraft Manufacturing’s customers can transition to a compliant-product inventory now and secure an important competitive advantage. BrassCraft Manufacturing packaging displays a check mark to designate 100% compliance.

About BrassCraft:
BrassCraft Manufacturing Company, a Masco Company, is a leading manufacturer of products for use in the new construction and repair/remodel markets. The Company’s promise to these markets: Committed to Quality – Driven by Innovation, is reflected in the thousands of high-quality plumbing products that are sold under the BrassCraft® brand. Founded in 1946, BrassCraft Manufacturing is an international corporation headquartered in Novi, Michigan, with manufacturing and distribution facilities in the USA and around the globe.

Geri Kostello

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