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Rheem Celebrates Its 2013 Premier Performers

Each year, Rheem awards the honor of Premier Performer to its highest-achieving distributors. Premier Performer distributors must meet and maintain a variety of performance benchmarks, including business and sales growth, superior customer service and support, committed Rheem partnership and loyalty, and more.

Rheem celebrated the achievements of its 2013 Premier Performers at a two-day event held at The Ritz-Carlton Amelia Island. Pictured (l. to r.): Mike Branson, Rheem; Tom Carney, Blackman Plumbing Supply Company; Vince Guillory, Southern Pipe & Supply Co.; Pat Thompson, MCN Distributors; Casey Kaligren, GENSCO; Jim O’Mara, Comfort Air Distributing; Bill Swenson, Gemaire; Jeff Mueller, United Supply Company; Scott Hager, Ferguson Enterprises; and Randy Roberts, Rheem.

Rheem is pleased to announce the following distributors as 2013 Platinum Premier Performers: Blackman Plumbing Supply Company, Inc., GENSCO, Inc., MCN Distributors, Inc. and Southern Pipe & Supply Co., Inc. GENSCO, MCN Distributors and Southern Pipe & Supply distribute Rheem products while Blackman Plumbing Supply Company is a Ruud distributor.

Rheem also named the following distributors as 2013 Gold Premier Performers: Comfort Air Distributing, Inc., Ferguson Enterprises (El Paso, Texas), Gemaire (Florida) and United Supply Company. United Supply Company is a Ruud distributor while Comfort Air Distributing, Ferguson Enterprises and Gemaire sell Rheem products.

“Each of these distributors set the standard for excellence for Rheem and Ruud distributors nationwide,” said Mike Branson, vice president and general manager, Rheem Air Conditioning Division. “Their extremely high level of professionalism and commitment to serving their customers make them the very definition of a Premier Performer. We are proud to recognize such an impressive group of companies.”

Rheem celebrated these honorees at the company’s annual Premier Performers recognition meeting, held at The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island, in June. Team dinners and festivities rounded out the program, which featured the annual Premier Council meeting and the Premier Performers Awards Reception and Banquet. Winners received personalized awards and exclusive gifts. Each distributor also received custom banners designed for their branch store locations, announcing their special achievement.

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