•M&G Group(Assen, Netherlands) announced Brooks Shermanhas been appointed as president and CEO of M&G DuraVent. He succeededStephen Eberhardwho retired from M&G DuraVent as of May 31.
•Marvair(Cordele, Ga.) has promoted Kimberly C. Pate(right) to the position of OEM sales manager.
•Big Ass Fan Co.(Lexington, Ky.) announced thatChristian Taber, a senior applications engineer with the company, has been recognized byConsulting Specifying Engineeras one of the top 40 engineers in the country under the age of 40.
•John Guest® USA(Fairfield, N.J.) has joined the ranks of vendors ofOmni Corporate Services Ltd., a member-owned group purchasing and marketing organization for the plumbing and heating industry.