Hank Munier is President of W & M Sprinkler, a company he started in 1993, soon to be joined by a colleague, Sami Khoueiri the following year. Munier and Khoueiri sold the company to APi Group Inc. in 2007, becoming a division of Davis-Ulmer Sprinkler Co.
Munier started his career as an HVAC, plumbing, and sprinkler designer and project manager for a large mechanical contracting firm in 1981. He has been working in the mechanical/sprinkler engineering and contracting industry in the New York City area until now.
Munier takes the most pride in his mentoring of the designers, project managers, and tradesman that he works with as a team member to accomplish all projects and challenges that come their way.
Munier is a professional engineer, registered in New York State, has a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering and a master’s degree in management. He holds a NYC Master Fire Suppression License and also licenses for fire sprinkler and related work in Connecticut, and New Jersey. Munier is a past president of the Bi-State Chapter of ASHRAE, and is also a member of NFPA, NSPE, and SFPE.
Munier and his wife, Marybeth, have three grown children and he especially enjoys their company skiing and snowboarding in winter and water sports in the summer. He volunteers in his local community as a fireman, he is an ex-captain of his department’s Patrol Company.
Sami C. Khoueiri is the executive vice president of W&M Sprinkler since 1994. W&M Sprinkler is a fire protection contracting firm with branches in Hawthorne and Bronx, New York.
Khoueiri began his career in academia, he taught undergraduate engineering courses at the University of Massachusetts Lowell. In 1983, Khoueiri joined Wolff & Munier Inc., a mechanical contracting firm, as project manager. He was promoted to vice president in 1988. In 1989 Khoueiri was promoted to executive vice president of Wolff & Munier.
Khoueiri joined Hank Munier in 1994 and together purchased W&M Sprinkler Co., Inc. Khoueiri worked in W&M Sprinkler as executive vice president until the company was acquired by APi Group Inc. in 2007 and became a subsidiary of New York-based Davis-Ulmer Sprinkler Co.
Khoueiri worked on HVAC, plumbing, fire protection and fire alarm projects throughout his career in the USA, Middle East and the Caribbean. He possesses special interest in small details without losing sight of the big picture. Khoueiri is extremely passionate in servicing customers with a personal touch and has enjoyed customer’s loyalty throughout his career.
Khoueiri graduated from University of Massachusetts with a bachelor’s in mechanical engineering in 1981. He earned a master’s in electrical engineering in 1983. Khoueiri worked for two years on a Doctorate of Engineering program with a special emphasis in business and leadership in 1985.
Khoueiri possesses New Jersey and NYC Fire Suppression Licenses; also, he was a member in American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE).
Khoueiri is married to Reda and has two daughters and particularly enjoys spending summer vacations with them. In his spare time, Khoueiri likes to travel, swim, listen to Music and watch movies.