PERRYSVILLE, Ohio — Mansfield Plumbing has named Gary Pember as the new vice president of marketing, according to a press release.

With nearly 20 years of experience in the building product industry, Pember now leads the Ohio-based company’s U.S. and international marketing efforts, stated the release.

The release reported that Pember has previously led marketing roles at Moen Inc., Simonton Windows and Rubbermaid Inc., and has a Master of Science in management from Friends University and a Bachelor of Business Administration from Wichita State University.

He has added two new marketing resources to Mansfield Plumbing: Kathleen Ziprik with Ziprik Consulting — Ziprik Consulting will provide media, communications and public relations support for the company; and Shawn Draper with Draper DNA — Draper DNA will supply “strategic and full marketing services support as the agency of record,” noted the release.

"For the past several years our company focus has been on improving our U.S. manufacturing capacities and efficiencies," said Mansfield Plumping president Jim Morando. "With that mission accomplished, we've brought Gary in to revitalize our brand awareness. We'll use his marketing expertise to communicate the many advantages of Mansfield products for plumbers, builders, remodelers and homeowners."