A. O. Smith appoints David R. Warren as GM of several markets
Mr. Warren has served as vice president of the India, Europe, and export businesses, overseeing the company's international water heater operations in Europe, and water heater and water treatment operations in Turkey and India.
He also was responsible for the company's export water heater activities.
Mr. Warren joined A. O. Smith in 1989 as a wholesale sales coordinator and was promoted to district manager of the South Texas District.
In 1999, Mr. Warren was named a regional sales manager for the South Central Region. In 2002, he became director of Reliance retail water heater sales.
In 2004, he was named managing director of the company's Veldhoven operation with responsibility for the European and Middle Eastern markets and export water heater sales.
Mr. Warren is a graduate of the University of Minnesota with a bachelor's degree in sales and marketing and has taken courses in international business from Franklin University-Switzerland in Lugano, Switzerland.