Wausau Window and Wall Systems hired Sundar Ananthasivan as vice president of engineering. He will serve as a member of the company’s executive team and report to president Jim Waldron. He will assume the responsibilities of Gene Pagel, who will retire in June following 37 years at Wausau.
“We appreciate Gene’s many years of service and will continue to benefit from the positive impact he’s had on the dozens of engineering team members, hundreds of customers’ projects and over nearly four decades with our company. We wish him the very best in his retirement,” says Waldron.
Ananthasivan will lead and set direction for all aspects of Wausau’s engineering activities including project engineering, project management, structural engineering, quality, and research and development. He has 20 years of experience with highly engineered product systems, leveraging new technologies, new product development, meeting changing regulatory demands and anticipating customer needs.
Ananthasivan most recently worked as a senior global engineering and technology director at Colfax Fluid Handling, a provider of highly engineered fluid handling systems worldwide. Prior to this, he was the global engineering director for the couplings division of Milwaukee-based Rexnord Industries, a provider of highly engineered transmission and water management technologies.