APPLE VALLEY, MINN., MARCH 28, 2022 — Uponor North America (Uponor) recently announced Jon Sillerud, Vice President, Operations, has agreed to accept the additional responsibilities of leading the Supply Chain function for the company, effective immediately. He has been filling the Supply Chain leadership role on an interim basis for several months, proving his experience and extensive knowledge make him the ideal person to lead both functions. His new title is Vice President, Integrated Supply Chain, Uponor North America.
Since 2017, Sillerud has led North American Operations, a critical function that includes manufacturing, maintenance, quality, process engineering, real estate, security, and safety. In his newly expanded role, he will also guide the Supply Chain strategy and team, building partnerships with suppliers and leading continuous improvement initiatives that cover supply planning, production scheduling, distribution, transportation, and inventory.
“Under Jon’s leadership, our business will accelerate its lean manufacturing journey and ensure we continue to drive our growth trajectory under the priorities of safety, quality, delivery, productivity, and continuous improvement,” says Andres Caballero, President, Uponor North America. “I am thrilled to have Jon expand his leadership role and look forward to the success he will bring for the Integrated Supply Chain functions in North America.”
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About Uponor North America Apple Valley, Minn.-based Uponor North America strives to be the partner plumbing and HVAC professionals rely on for smart water and energy solutions. The company is helping to move the construction industry forward through innovation, education and advocacy focusing on the defining issues of our time: water, energy, and labor. An award-winning manufacturer of PEX piping and marketer/distributor of Uponor PP-RCT in North America, the company offers plumbing, fire safety, radiant heating/cooling, hydronic piping, and pre-insulated piping system solutions for new construction, retrofits, and remodels in the residential and commercial markets. Recognized for best-in-class manufacturing, sustainability, economic development, and as a top workplace, the Uponor group of companies employs about 4,400 professionals in 26 countries in Europe and North America. In 2021, Uponor’s global net sales totaled approximately €1.3 billion ($1.5 billion as of 12/31/21 exchange rate). Uponor Corporation is based in Finland and listed on Nasdaq Helsinki.