Morris Mintz Named SVP – Sales Effective Immediately

Chino Hills, Ca, -(April 2010) – Hydrotherapy leader Jacuzzi Luxury Bath announced today that respected industry veteran, Mr. Morris Mintz, has joined the company as senior vice president, sales. Mintz is responsible for managing Jacuzzi’s North American bathroom products wholesale sales team and will report directly to Jacuzzi North America President Bob Rowan.

This key hire constitutes an important addition to the senior management team at Jacuzzi Luxury Bath. With a career in the kitchen and bath industry spanning two decades, Mintz is uniquely positioned to immediately build upon longstanding customer relationships and contribute to Jacuzzi’s continued growth in the bath category.

For the past six years, Mintz has been a partner in an independent manufacturer’s representative agency based in the desert Southwest. The firm serves multiple principal lines of plumbing solutions and calls on builders, plumbers and wholesale showrooms. Prior to that, he spent 14 years ascending through the ranks at Lasco Bathware where he was ultimately named senior vice president, with responsibility for sales and marketing of the Lasco and Aquatic brands.

“We are very pleased to have a highly-respected and talented industry professional like Morris on our team,” said Jacuzzi North America President Bob Rowan. “His proven ability to lead large, dynamic sales organizations and his deep understanding of the markets we serve will be a tremendous asset to our company and to our valued customers. We have an outstanding sales group already and this move further reaffirms our commitment to always be best in class.” “I am excited to have the opportunity to work with a company like Jacuzzi, which has such a rich history of innovation and market leadership,” said Mintz. “This role is a great match for my background, strengths and passion and I look forward to spending time with Jacuzzi’s great customers and to making immediate contributions that will further accelerate the company’s growth and market presence.”

Morris is in the process of relocating to the Los Angeles area where he will be based at Jacuzzi’s world headquarters in Chino Hills, California.