HD Supply has named Gary Landress as president of Crown Bolt, its retail hardware division. Landress will report to Joe Izganics, senior VP of HD Supply.
Landress will replace Crown Bolt president Jon Michael Adinolfi, who has left the organization to pursue other opportunities.
Landress comes to Crown Bolt from Fu Hsing Americas, a Taiwanese door lock manufacturing company, where he served for 13 years as senior VP in charge of U.S. operations. Prior to Fu Hsing Americas, Landress held senior executive roles with Test Rite, Titon Industries, Mr. HOW and Triangle Home Products. In these positions, he has led operations, manufacturing, supply chain, sourcing, sales, merchandising, marketing and product/package design.
Landress has worked with a variety of customers in different retail channels, including big-box retailers, co-op hardware organizations and independent hardware companies. He has also engaged in significant negotiations with global suppliers throughout Asia.