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Faucet manufacturer Moen Inc. has announced the promotion of Ji Kim to director of global design, effective immediately. In her new role, Kim will be responsible for providing design leadership and vision for the global design team at Moen. She will set and drive strategy for product design in several countries for categories including faucets, showerheads, accessories and bath safety items.
“Since Ji joined our design team in 2004, she has made significant contributions to our global product designs, showrooms and overall design strategy,” said Michael Pickett, VP global strategic development, Moen. “Ji has proven her strength as both a designer and a leader – she is well positioned to take on this new and challenging role.”
Prior to her new position, Kim served as the industrial design manager at Moen. In this role, she served as a strategic partner to the U.S. retail business group, leading industrial design efforts for customers including The Home Depot, Lowe’s, and Menards, among others.
Before her career at Moen, Kim worked as an industrial designer at Evo Design, a Connecticut-based, creative industrial design firm. Her clients included a wide range of companies such as Nike, Kodak, Samsonite, Safety First, and Schick. Prior to her role at Evo, Kim was a footwear designer at Titleist and FootJoy, where she managed all aspects of golf shoe design – from concept to market.