OAKLAND, CA July 1, 2016 – AB&I Foundry is pleased to announce the promotion of Ethan Shull to National Sales Manager for AB&I Foundry, a leading manufacturer of cast iron soil pipe and fittings for the plumbing industry.

Shull will be responsible for the management of AB&I's sales team and manufacturer's representatives.  His primary goals will be to enhance AB&I's value to and relationships with their stocking distributors. “With the addition of an industry insider like Ethan, AB&I is excited to continue broadening our reach nationwide while serving the needs of our customers,” said Michael Lowe, General Manager and Vice President of Sales for AB&I Foundry. “Shull has natural leadership qualities and the upmost integrity.  He is also well known for possessing an incredible sense of humor and strong moral compass,” Lowe said.

Before joining the AB&I team, Ethan served as a Northeast Regional Sales Manager at Wade Drains a division of McWane, Inc, and Regional Manager for Sioux Chief. “AB&I is a great company and I’m excited to tackle this new role. After being with the McWane Plumbing Group for four years I’ve seen how far we’ve grown; and now being a part of the AB&I management team I have a closer look at the incredible potential.  I’m proud to have such a remarkable team and together we are excited to roll up our sleeves and continue to push AB&I forward,” stated Shull. “Coming from being a Regional Sales Manager  I’ve gained a tremendous amount of insight and I look forward to the challenge of sales management; especially knowing the amount of support I have from the team.” 

Shull is a Kansas City native and attended University of Saint Mary’s. In his free time, he enjoys watching and playing sports while spending time with his wife Brooke of 12 years and his three children 9-year-old twins Cooper and Ryley and 2-year-old Teagan.

About AB&I

AB&I Foundry has been an American manufacturer of cast iron soil pipe and fittings for storm and sanitary drain, waste, and vent (DWV) plumbing systems since 1906. Today’s AB&I combines the perspectives and values of their founders with the methods and technologies of today. AB&I products are “Made in America” and have set the standard for quality and durability. For more information please visit ABIFoundry.com.

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Director of Group Marketing
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About McWane - McWane, Inc. is a family business based in Birmingham, Alabama with companies across the United States and the world. We continue to be the leader in delivering clean, safe drinking water around the world while focusing on the safe, environmentally-friendly manufacturing of our products. For more information please visit www.mcwane.com.