Jacuzzi Group Worldwide Announces New Vice President, Operations
Rich Burn joins Jacuzzi, responsible for North American Operations functions
CHINO HILLS, CA – (January 4, 2017) – Jacuzzi Group Worldwide (http://www.jacuzzi.com), the pioneer of the first home whirlpool hydrotherapy pump, announced the hiring of Rich Burn as Vice President, Operations of Jacuzzi Group Worldwide.
Burn is charged with all of the North American Operations functions, supporting both the spa business units and Jacuzzi Luxury Bath. With a strong background in manufacturing operations, global supply chain and distribution, his past responsibilities included oversight of 12 plants in the United States, Canada and Mexico.
Burn also served as the Director of Manufacturing at Rainbird Inc. in San Diego, California. He has also held leadership positions with key large manufacturers after also serving in the United States Army Reserves. And, as a graduate of Michigan State University, Burn earned dual degrees in Materials/Logistics Management and Manufacturing Operations.
“With a diverse background in high quality manufacturing-centric organizations, the experience Rich Burn brings to Jacuzzi is a great fit,” says Drew Meng, President, North America Spa. “His knowledge of the culture in the manufacturing operations, distribution and global supply chain will benefit our team.”
“We are excited to have someone of Rich Burn’s caliber continue to improve our manufacturing capabilities and advanced technologies,” says Joseph Davis, President of Jacuzzi Luxury Bath.
To learn more about Jacuzzi Group Worldwide visit http://www.jacuzzi.com.
ABOUT JACUZZI BRANDS LLC
Jacuzzi Group Worldwide, through its subsidiaries, is a global manufacturer and distributor of branded bath and hot tub products. Backed by 60 years of product engineering, Jacuzzi is committed to creating products that focus on health and wellbeing through Jacuzzi® Aqualibrium® — the perfect mix of air and water. Learn more at www.jacuzzi.com or contact us at 1-866-234-7727.