Ferguson Enterprises, Inc.(Newport News, VA) recently announced several appointments.Jess Brownwas promoted to manager of information technology and will manage the day-to-day operations for Ferguson's existing computer systems as well help to develop the new Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) computer platform.

John Wilcox was promoted to director of strategic planning.

Jim Cross was promoted to regional manager for the Southeast, which includes Georgia, Florida, Alabama, and Puerto Rico. Cross joined Ferguson in 1982.

Tom Strup was promoted to regional manager for the Mid-Atlantic area as well as New England, and will be responsible for northern Virginia, Maryland, Eastern Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and New York.

Jim Feltman, from Familian Northwest in Portland, was promoted to vice president/regional manager for the upper Mid-west area, which includes Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois, Iowa, North and South Dakota, and Nebraska.

John Stegeman was promoted to the new position of Waterworks regional manager for Ferguson, Familian Northwest, and Westburne.