HOUSTON, Oct. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PulteGroup, Inc. has named Kevin Meuth, 47, of Katy as the new division president for its Houston operations. He will be responsible for overseeing the 27 communities and its nearly 100 employees throughout the Greater Houston area.
Mr. Meuth joins PulteGroup with 22 years of diversified homebuilding experience, all in the Houston market. Most notably, Mr. Meuth comes from Meritage Homes where he served as division president for the past five years.
"Kevin has developed strong relationships with land developers and trade partners across the Houston market while building extensive expertise in the purchasing, construction and homebuilding operations disciplines," said Harmon Smith, Gulf Coast Area President of PulteGroup. "With his extensive experience in homebuilding, Kevin understands how to deliver profitable results during these challenging times. We are confident that he will continue to build upon the success of the Pulte Homes, Centex and Del Webb brands in Houston."
Mr. Meuth is a graduate of Texas State University where he earned a B.S. in industrial arts and was captain of the football team.
PulteGroup, Inc. (NYSE: PHM), based in Bloomfield Hills, Mich., is one of America's largest home building companies with operations in approximately 60 markets throughout the country. Through its brand portfolio that includes Centex, Pulte Homes and Del Webb, the company is one of the industry's most versatile homebuilders able to meet the needs of multiple buyer segments and respond to changing consumer demand. PulteGroup conducts extensive research to provide home buyers with innovative solutions and new homes designed for the way people actually live today. As the most awarded home builder in customer satisfaction, PulteGroup brands have consistently ranked among top home builders in third-party customer satisfaction studies. For more information about PulteGroup, Inc. and PulteGroup brands, see media.pultegroup.com; www.pulte.com; www.centex.com; www.delwebb.com
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