NSF International announced it has promoted Nasrin Kashefi to general manager of NSF’s plumbing certification programs from her previous position as operations manager. The new appointment underscores NSF’s increased presence in international markets and future growth and development of its plumbing programs.
In her new position, Kashefi will oversee all plumbing certification services and program operations. Acting as the liaison with program participants, regulatory agencies and code officials, she will be responsible for setting and executing NSF’s plumbing divisions strategic vision. She will work closely with the managing directors of NSF’s international offices to maximize the company’s growth potential.
“Nasrin’s industry leadership and deep understanding of the plumbing industry are critical to the expansion of NSF’s certification programs,” said NSF Vice President Robert Ferguson, who heads NSF’s Water Systems Division. “Her appointment will enable us to focus on expanding our existing services, develop new services that provide solutions to key industry issues and maximize our clients’ competitive advantage both domestically and internationally.”
Kashefi has worked at NSF since 1991 serving in multiple roles with increasing responsibility including operations manager of the plastics programs and operations manager of NSF’s Water Distribution Systems. She is a member of the Hydrostatic Stress Board and the Uniform Plumbing Code Technical Committee. She has a master’s degree in organizational and interpersonal communication from Eastern Michigan University and a bachelor’s degree in public relations from the College of Mass Communication Sciences.