A manufacturer of decorative and pool fountain products has been sold.

The Albuquerque, N.M.-based firm now is a subsidiary of Manufacturing Futures. With this transition, longtime president Jon Mitovich has stepped down from his role. He will continue to serve as a senior adviser. Futures' President David O’Halloran now also will head Roman Fountains.

"We are deeply grateful for the service Jon and Karla have offered Roman Fountains and our industry, and that Jon will continue to offer over the next couple of years," read a company press release.

The manufacturer also has announced changes to its executive team. Atlanta-based Sales Vice-President Tom Hanson now is responsible for the national customer relations and systems engineering teams. Albuquerque-based Operations Manager Rob Astorga will become a site leader and have full responsibility for operations, systems quality and validation, systems shipping, and service parts fulfillment. Additionally. he will continue as a key member of the business system, design innovation, and customer service teams.

Pool & Spa News plans more in-depth coverage of this story in an upcoming issue.