BROOMFIELD, CO--(Marketwired - October 27, 2016) - Viega LLC announced John Sullivan as its new chief financial officer.
As CFO, Sullivan is responsible for overseeing, managing and planning strategy for all of Viega's accounting, financial and IT initiatives. Sullivan has more than 25 years of experience in executive leadership for the industrial, pharmaceutical, healthcare and technology industries. He also has seven years of experience working in the residential, commercial and industrial water application sectors.
Prior to joining to Viega, Sullivan worked as the vice president of finance for Applied Water Systems and CFO of Flow Control divisions at Xylem, a director of financial planning and analysis at Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc. and a director of finance at Tufts Health Plan.
"Viega is very happy to incorporate John's impressive leadership abilities into our financial planning," said David Garlow, president and CEO, Viega. "John has the skills to position Viega for continued growth and maintain our culture of excellent financial initiatives and growth."
Sullivan earned a bachelor's degree in finance from Northeastern University and a master's of business administration from Bentley University. He currently lives in Boulder, Col., and enjoys riding motorcycles in his spare time.
The Viega Group, with a tradition of innovation for more than 115 years, has more than 4,000 employees worldwide and is among the leading manufacturers of pipe fitting installation technology. In metal press systems for industrial, commercial and residential projects, the company is the global market leader. In the U.S., Viega LLC employs nearly 500 people and offers more than 3,000 products. These include Viega ProPress® for copper and stainless, Viega MegaPress®for black iron pipe and Viega PEX Press systems in Zero Lead™ bronze and high-performance polymer. Viega also specializes in the design, production and installation of ProRadiant™ heating and cooling systems. For more information, visit www.viega.us.
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