CONCORD, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fortiline Waterworks (Fortiline), one of the largest waterworks distributors in the United States, announced today that effective August 1, 2015, Mike Swedick has been promoted to President of the company.
Swedick currently serves as Fortiline’s Chief Operating Officer, a position he has held since January of 2014 and which he will retain. Tim Tysinger, Fortiline co-founder and current President and Chief Executive Officer, will continue to serve as the company’s CEO.
As President, Swedick will manage all Fortiline’s functional departments on a day-to-day basis.
“Mike has an elevated understanding of business and process management and has used that knowledge to help develop the strategic planning process that we use to operate our business,” said Tysinger. “He has been instrumental in identifying and negotiating our recent acquisitions and has helped create important employee development initiatives so we can attract and retain the best in our business. I am excited to support Mike as we continue to develop Fortiline and our great employees, vendors and customers.”
Swedick joined Fortiline in 2011. Previously, he spent nearly 20 years in sales and leadership positions at Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc., a leading manufacturer of HDPE polyethylene drainage pipe products.
“I’m proud of what we’ve accomplished at Fortiline and I’m optimistic we will achieve our aggressive growth goals for the future,” said Swedick. “I look forward to building on the great work we’ve already done, with the talented employees we have in place around the country.”
For additional information about Fortiline, visit www.fortiline.com.
Fortiline Waterworks, headquartered in Concord, N.C., is one of the largest wholesale distributors of underground water, sewer and storm utility products in the United States. Founded in 1997, Fortiline distributes more than 75,000 SKUs to a diverse base of more than 4,500 contractor, developer and municipal customers through a network of 36 branches in 12 states in the Southeast, Mid-Atlantic and Midwest. The company’s vision is to be the preferred and most trusted resource for utility infrastructure product solutions and Fortiline backs that with specialty divisions and extensive inventory at locations across the country. To learn more, visit www.fortiline.com.