Manufacturers, People

Uponor North America Announces New VP Appointments for HR and Sales

January 04, 2023

Uponor North America (Uponor) has named Erica Amévo as vice president of Human Resources and Matt Bahr as vice president of Sales. Erica will be based in the Twin Cities of Minnesota, and Matt will be based in Washington, D.C. Both positions will report to Andres Caballero, president, Uponor North America, and will also be members of the company’s Senior Management Committee (SMC).

Erica Amévo (L), Matt Bahr (R)

Erica Amévo, VP, Human Resources, Uponor North America
As the interim vice president of Human Resources for the past eight months and with more than 17 years in the field, Erica has dedicated the majority of her career to supporting the most important asset of any organization: its people. Beginning as the Operations training manager with Uponor more than 10 years ago, then moving from sr. manager to director before becoming the interim vice president of Human Resources, Erica holds a wealth of experience developing and implementing innovative HR strategies. She also has previous experience in both Operations and Accounting, in addition to Human Resources, prior to joining Uponor.

Matt Bahr, VP, Sales, Uponor North America
As the new vice president of Sales, Matt moves into this role with 11 years of experience in sales and sales operations. For seven years, he has served Uponor in several roles with escalating responsibility, including sr. director of Sales in the U.S., Regional Sales director, business development manager, and technical sales representative. Before Uponor, he held sales management positions at Victaulic and Hayward Flow Control.

“I am excited to promote Erica and Matt into these key leadership roles to advance our People-First culture and to accelerate our profitable growth trajectory,” says Andres Caballero, president, Uponor North America. “They are both extremely talented individuals with an exemplary history at Uponor that has elevated our HR and Sales organizations as well as the company as a whole. I’m confident their respective strengths, coupled with their determination and passion, will continue to provide excellence in leadership and advancement for Uponor.”