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Personnel Announcements

February 22, 2011

Eric Skare, product manager, Fire Safety, was recently appointed to the National Fire Sprinkler Association (NFSA) Residential Committee. In his role, Skare will provide expertise and guidance in the area of residential fire sprinkler systems.

A certified fire protection specialist, Skare has also been a volunteer firefighter for more than eight years and has a great passion for fire safety and the importance of residential fire sprinklers.

He started with Uponor in 2001 as a product engineer before moving into project management and is currently the product manager for AquaSAFE™, the company’s multipurpose residential plumbing and fire sprinkler system.

Hugh Eder joined Uponor Jan. 24 as senior sales manager for the West region, reporting temporarily to Anders Tollsten, executive vice president, UNA. Eder is responsible for providing leadership for the profitable growth of the heating and plumbing businesses in the western U.S. market. He will also manage the sales force in the western U.S., revenue and sales development, demand planning, distribution management and field technical support.

Eder has 20 years sales experience, most recently as a senior national sales manager for the West region and Texas. He also has experience in managing key regional and national builder accounts.