Grundfos Promotes Leaders within Domestic Building Services Unit


Terry Teach, Barry Nauss and Jackie Sharrock move to new business development and sales leadership roles

OLATHE, Kan. —Grundfos announces the promotion of Terry Teach to business development director for the North American region. Formerly vice president of U.S. Sales for Domestic Buildings Services (DBS), Teach’s area of responsibility now encompasses business development in Canada, Mexico and the U.S., covering DBS, heating, ventilation, air-conditioning original equipment manufacturer (HVAC OEM), and Domestic Groundwater.

“Terry will be missed on the U.S. sales leadership team, but his expertise and leadership acumen will make him a welcome partner in helping to guide the direction of our core North American markets,” said Dennis Wierzbicki, president of Grundfos USA.

Teach will remain based at the Grundfos Kansas City facility and continue to carry out a number of community development roles, including primary liaison for the Kansas City Royals, primary U.S. liaison to Water Missions International, chairman for the Kansas City Walk for Water, member of the City of Lenexa’s Chamber of Commerce, and chairman of Grundfos USA’s 40th Anniversary celebration in Kansas City. Teach will also continue to oversee Grundfos’ Electric Utility Program Management of Building Services.

With Teach taking on North American business development, Grundfos will move Barry Nauss and Jackie Sharrock to new leadership roles, reporting to Dennis Wierzbicki, president of Grundfos USA. Barry Nauss, formerly regional sales manager for DBS OEM, will be promoted to director of Sales for the HVAC OEM team. Jackie Sharrock, formerly regional sales manager for DBS, will become director of Sales for DBS Trade. Grundfos’ four current DBS regional sales managers, as well as a number of key account management roles, will report to Sharrock.

Terry Teach

Terry Teach began his career with Grundfos in 2005, where he has previously served as regional sales manager and vice president of Sales and Marketing. Prior to his time at Grundfos, Teach spent 15 years with General Electric as a product manager, business manager and director of Sales and Marketing. He is now business development director for Grundfos North America.

Jackie Sharrock

Jackie Sharrock joined Grundfos in November 2011 as a regional sales manager for Building Services for the Western U.S. Before her work at Grundfos, Sharrock spent 12 years with Uponor, where she held positions as regional sales manager, national sales manager and director of National Builder Sales. She is now director of Sales for Domestic Building Services Trade.

Barry Nauss

Barry Nauss has spent 24 years in the pump industry and the last dozen at Grundfos, where he has served as district sales manager, regional sales manager for the Southeast U.S. and business development manager for OEM. He is now director of sales for HVAC OEM at Grundfos USA.

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