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Fortune Brands Global Plumbing Group Announces Retirement of Mike Dennis and Unveils New Executive Leadership Structure for Americas Region

North Olmsted, OH… Fortune Brands Global Plumbing Group (GPG) is both delighted and saddened to announce the retirement of Mike Dennis, president of the Canadian and Latin American subsidiaries, on March 1. He plans to move into this next chapter in his life by spending time consulting, managing investments, and the part he is most looking forward to, travelling and spending time with his family.

“Mike has made numerous contributions in his time with the company,” said Nicholas Fink, president of Fortune Brands Global Plumbing Group. “His knowledge of the industry and passion for his people and the business are second to none. Though he will be missed, we wish him all the best in his future endeavors.”

Dennis joined Moen 28 years ago and has had an impact on the industry and the GPG businesses in both Canada and Latin America. He has been actively involved in the plumbing industry, which includes roles as past Chairman of the Plumbing Industry Advisory Council (PIAC) and Chairman of the Canadian Institute of Plumbing and Heating (CIPH). Over the years, his effect on the Canadian market and team has been extensive, and his talent for leading and motivating has brought the business great success.

In 2019, Fortune Brands will continue to focus on strengthening the GPG for continued growth.  In doing so, they are taking the opportunity to restructure a portion of the business and announce new promotions.

“We’re excited to announce the creation of a new Americas Region, effective March 1, to align our Canada, United States and Latin America businesses under one management team,” Fink adds. “This will further leverage our shared customer base and strengthen the collaboration which already exists among these teams.”

Cheri Phyfer, current president of Moen U.S., will take on an expanded role as president of the GPG Americas. Her responsibility will include Moen U.S., and both the Moen and House of Rohl businesses in Canada and Latin America. 

Peter Fealy, current vice president and general manager of Moen Canada, is promoted to vice president and general manager of the GPG Canada, overseeing both Moen and House of Rohl businesses in Canada. Peter joined Moen 19 years ago and brings a wealth of knowledge to the GPG’s Canadian business.  Luc Lefebvre, current vice president and general manager of House of Rohl Canada, will report to Peter Fealy.

Angelo Mansilla will remain in his role of vice president and general manager of Moen Latin America, reporting to Cheri Phyfer.

For more information on Fortune Brands Global Plumbing Group, please visit https://www.fbhs.com/company-portfolio.  

 

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