PMI Appoints New Leaders
February 25, 2023
Plumbing Manufacturers International has appointed Belinda Wise to secretary/treasurer of the PMI Board of Directors and Lowell Lampen as a new board member.
The director of business development, North America, for Kerox, Ltd., Wise succeeds Cambria McLeod, a long-time employee of a PMI manufacturing member who is stepping down as part of a planned career transition. According to the PMI by-laws, only individuals who are employed by PMI manufacturing members can serve on the board. New board member Lampen is a strategic technical partnership manager at Kohler Co. who has served as the co-chair of the PMI Advocacy/Government Affairs Committee for the past four years.
Other members include board president Sal Gattone, LIXIL; immediate past board president Martin Knieps, Viega LLC; board vice president Chip Way, Lavelle Industries; and at-large directors Kevin Campbell, Moen, Inc.; Daniel Gleiberman, Sloan Valve Co.; and Bob Neff, Delta Faucet Co.
“We welcome Belinda and Lowell to their new responsibilities and thank Cambria for her dedicated service to the board and as an active PMI member these past many years,” Gattone stated. “We encourage all PMI members to follow their example as volunteer leaders. Your participation will make our association stronger and more effective.”
Plumbing Manufacturers International is the trade association of plumbing product manufacturers that produce more than 90% of the United States’ plumbing products, represent more than 150 iconic brands, and develop safe, reliable and innovative water-efficient plumbing technologies. PMI members contribute more than 464,000 jobs and $85.5 billion in economic impact to America’s economy.
With a vision of safe, responsible plumbing, PMI advocates for plumbing product performance contributing to water efficiency and savings, sustainability, public health and safety, and consumer satisfaction through its Rethink Water initiative and other programs. Members manufacture water-efficient toilets, urinals, faucets, showerheads and other products at more than 70 locations across the country and market them online and in more than 24,000 home improvement stores, hardware stores and showrooms in all 50 states.
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