Since naming Sonoda President in 2012, Rinnai America has experienced significant progress, growing from approximately 125 to 180 employees, as well as setting record unit sales and revenue in 2014 and 2015.
Yoshida joined Rinnai in 1976 and has held numerous positions throughout his 40 years with the company.
Before stepping into his new role as COO, Windsor served two years as Rinnai America's General Manager. Prior to Rinnai, he served 23 years at Kohler Company, climbing the ladder in numerous positions to Vice President of Sales Kitchen & Bath Americas.
Rinnai America Corporation, a subsidiary of Rinnai Corporation in Nagoya, Japan, was established in 1974 and is headquartered in Peachtree City, Ga. Rinnai Corporation manufactures gas appliances including tankless water heaters, a wide range of kitchen appliances and heating and air conditioning units. As the technology leader in its industry, Rinnai is the largest gas appliance manufacturer in Japan and is the No. 1 selling brand of tankless gas water heaters in the United States and Canada. Annual corporate revenues, including those of its subsidiaries, are in excess of $2.8 billion. With a global perspective to create 21st century products for the home and business, Rinnai Corporation commits itself to safety and the pursuit of comfortable lifestyles. For more information about Rinnai's entire product line, visit rinnai.us.
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