FRANKLIN PARK, IL — Sloan, the world’s leading manufacturer of commercial plumbing systems, announced a major promotion today.

John Aykroyd, an accomplished executive with domestic and international experience in marketing, sales, distribution and operations, has been promoted to executive vice president, business development, North America.

"I am proud to announce this promotion today,” said Kirk Allen, president and CEO. "Throughout his tenure at Sloan, John has contributed significantly to growing our business. His experience positions him to lead our business development efforts in North America.”

Aykroyd graduated from Texas A&M University with a bachelor’s degree in industrial distribution. He is based in Franklin Park, Illinois.