FRIDLEY, Minn.  — Water treatment manufacturer WaterGroup has promoted employee Brian Mills to global director of sales and appointed Annette Garcia their new California regional account manager this week, according to a press release.

Mills has a strong background in water treatment sales, service and marketing, the release reported, from his previous position as director of sales in Canada.

"Brian's tremendous product knowledge and passion for customer service will help WaterGroup continue to grow its business throughout the world," said Ryan Kirk, VP and GM of WaterGroup Canada.

Garcia, who has 10 years of water treatment experience working as a sales representative, will be responsible for outside sales in California focusing on independent water dealers.

"Ms. Garcia's natural drive for success and industry knowledge will be a great asset to the  U.S. sales team," said Mills.

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