Release Date: May 02, 2016

Zurn Reinforces its Commitment to Growth and Customer Satisfaction with Creation of New Executive Position

Sam Karge Hired as VP, Sales and Marketing

ERIE, PA – Zurn Industries, LLC announces a new member of its executive suite, Sam Karge, in the newly created role of Vice President, Sales and Marketing. He will report directly to Craig Wehr, President of Zurn.

Karge joins Zurn with 19 years in the water industry. Most recently he was Vice President/Platform Leader of the Water Purification Platform for Pentair, where he previously held the position of Global Leadership for Sales, Product Development, Marketing and Strategy.  Karge also served as President of the Water Quality Association in 2014 -2015.

At Zurn, Karge will provide leadership to drive successful deployment of sales and brand marketing strategies, while continually improving the customer experience.

“I am pleased to have Sam as a member of our Senior Leadership team at Zurn, and look forward to him leading our sales and marketing strategies,” says Wehr. “He has a passion for satisfying the customer and the energy and enthusiasm needed to build successful teams to win market share globally.”

Karge is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin; Madison, and will be based in Milwaukee.

About Zurn Industries

Zurn Industries, LLC is a recognized leader in commercial, municipal, healthcare and industrial markets. Zurn offers the largest breadth of engineered water solutions, including a wide spectrum of sustainable plumbing products. Zurn delivers total building solutions for new construction and retrofit applications that enhance any building’s environment. For more information, visit