Moen appoints marketing exec

Kitchen and bath supplier Moen has announced the promotion of Mark Knurek to the position of director of marketing and product development for its commercial business unit.

In his new role, Knurek will be responsible for developing and championing the strategic direction of Moen Commercial’s new product development process, focusing on products for heavy-duty construction, as well as those that meet WaterSense criteria for performance and water efficiency.  In addition, he will lead Moen Commercial’s marketing programs, including advertising, public relations and direct marketing.

Prior to his new role, Knurek worked for Moen’s wholesale business unit.  He most recently served as senior brand manager for Moen’s ShowHouse and Cleveland Faucet Group (CFG) brands.  Previously, he was a senior product manager supporting marketing innovation with products such as Moen’s first digital bath product, ioDIGITAL, as well as several other products in the residential segment. Knurek also served as a group project manager for the wholesale business unit, where he led cross-functional teams to bring new products to market.

Knurek began his career at Eaton Corp. and also worked at Shiloh Industries prior to joining Moen in 2002.