Uponor has announced that Anders Tollsten will replace Jim Bjork as Uponor North America's executive vice president. Tollsten is currently the executive vice president of the Uponor Nordic region.
"Tollsten has a solid understanding of our business, including the PEX-a manufacturing process and our innovative ProPEX® fitting system," says Bjork. "He also has a strong background in sales and marketing, and has successfully held executive leadership positions at other companies."
Tollsten possesses a master's degree in mechanical engineering from the Royal Institute of Technology in Sweden and a bachelor's degree in engineering from the Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth College.
"I’m looking forward to joining the successful Uponor team in North America,” Tollsten says. “By learning from each other within Uponor, we will be able to increase our market leadership in North America, as well as globally, and solidify our foundation for sustainable growth in the future."
Uponor (formerly Wirsbo) is a leading supplier of plumbing and heating systems for the residential and commercial building markets across North America and Europe. Uponor employs 4,100 people globally.