PISCATAWAY, N.J. (April 28, 2016) ― With the goal of enhancing the customer experience and delivering optimum service in the marketplace, LIXIL Water Technology Americas has announced a series of changes to their sales leadership team. The newly appointed personnel will help integrate the processes within the American Standard, DXV and GROHE brands, to more adeptly meet the changing needs of target markets and lead customers on a path to sales growth and success.
Scott Stockham has been appointed vice president of U.S. trade sales for LIXIL Water Technology Americas. In this new role, he will lead the division’s commercial teams responsible for all sales activities of the American Standard, DXV and GROHE brands.
Mark Owens has been promoted to senior director, key strategic accounts, for LIXIL Water Technology Americas, supporting sales efforts for the business unit’s key customer accounts.
“These changes in the sales leadership team will help us to better serve our customers by aligning the synergies and talents within the GROHE, American Standard and DXV organizations,” said Mike Marchi, chief operating officer of LIXIL Water Technology Americas, American Standard, DXV and GROHE. “This restructuring will aid our team in further developing strong, positive relationships within each sales channel, building upon our growth momentum to continued success in the future.”
Stockham brings over 20 years of experience crafting marketing strategy and generating sales results across multiple industries. Prior to joining American Standard Brands in 2012 as vice president of product marketing for faucets, Stockham served as vice president of sales and strategic marketing for MASCO Bath. He also worked in sales and marketing positions with Pentair and General Electric. Stockham holds an MBA, with a concentration in finance and strategy, from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, and a Bachelor of Science in industrial engineering from the University of Cincinnati.
Owens most recently served as senior managing sales director at American Standard Brands, after initially joining the company in 2009 as a regional sales manager. During his 15-plus years in the plumbing industry, Owens also served in various sales positions at Jacuzzi, Toto USA and Ace Sales and Marketing. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in business and public administration from the University of Missouri.
American Standard Brands make life healthier, safer and more beautiful at home, at work, in the community and throughout the world. Offering total project solutions for residential and commercial customers around the world with respected brands such as American Standard, DXV, Safety Tubs, Crane Plumbing, Eljer, Fiat and Decorative Panels International. American Standard Brands is owned by LIXIL Corporation (TSE Code 5938), and is part of LIXIL Water Technology business, which operates across 150 countries. The LIXIL Water Technology brands include: LIXIL, INAX, GROHE, American Standard, and JAXSON. Learn more at www.americanstandard.com, or follow us at twitter.com/AmStandard, https://www.facebook.com/AmericanStandardPlumbing.