Des Plaines, Ill. – Chris Larys has joined Geberit as the new central region sales/national builder manager. Larys will oversee client accounts, product training and business development initiatives within the central U.S. region. He will be responsible for developing Geberit's relationship with regional and national builders. With the housing market poised for continued improvement, the Geberit concealed tank and carrier is a natural enhancement for builders to offer their customers.
“Chris' wealth of experience and industry knowledge have already made him a key addition to the Geberit family,” said Patrick Kimener, senior vice president of sales for Geberit North America. “We view his appointment as a sign of our commitment to being the leading company in our industry. I'm confident that he will play a key role in providing and implementing high quality solutions for our clients.”
Larys has 15 years of experience in increasingly responsible sales management roles at several companies. Most recently from Mannington Mills Inc. in Salem, New Jersey, he developed and maintained national and regional accounts over a 15 state area. Larys also held multiple positions at Kohler Company in Kohler, Wisconsin, demonstrating strong leadership in the plumbing sector. He is also well versed in builder business plans, builder issues, concerns and generating ideas and competitive information. Larys holds a bachelor's degree in arts from Central Michigan University.