MORSCO Promotes Two to Waterworks Leadership Positions

May 15, 2017

MORSCO, Inc., a Fort Worth, Texas-based distributor of commercial and residential plumbing products; heating and cooling equipment (HVAC); pipe, valves and fittings (PVF); and underground utility products, has named two waterworks industry veterans to leadership positions in its recently acquired waterworks operations.

Frank Seymour has been named president of the company’s Waterworks Division. Seymour joined Fortiline Waterworks (“Fortiline”), a MORSCO Company, in late 2014 as vice president of sales. In that role, he managed of all Fortiline’s sales and business development operations, including more than 175 sales staff and regional managers. Fortiline was acquired by MORSCO on October 31, 2016.

Previously Seymour oversaw more than 100 salespeople and managers for the largest HDPE storm sewer pipe manufacturer in the United States. He brings nearly 20 years of utility infrastructure product experience to MORSCO.

“I am excited to see Frank take the next step in his career,” said Mike Swedick, president of plumbing for MORSCO. “He has done a tremendous job since joining Fortiline and I look forward to continuing to work closely with him as we develop and grow the MORSCO organization.”

Ben Cagle has been named senior vice president, operations for Fortiline. Cagle joined Fortiline in 2002 as an IT Coordinator after serving the company as an IT consultant for three years. Cagle was promoted to director of operations, then vice president of operations in 2007. He brings more than 30 years of operations and waterworks experience to MORSCO.

“The waterworks experience Frank and Ben will bring to MORSCO will help us better manage our business and lead our expansion initiatives in this area,” said Chip Hornsby, CEO, MORSCO. “They have helped guide Fortiline into a period of tremendous growth and success, so their track records speak for themselves. Frank and Ben’s appointments with MORSCO further demonstrate our commitment to the waterworks industry and to being a leader in the markets we serve.”