January 28, 2015

Marion, Iowa-based Legacy Manufacturing Company, a supplier of lubrication equipment and hose products, has promoted Corbin Mollman to regional sales manager.

January 27, 2015

Mansfield Plumbing is tipping its hat to one of its longest-standing employees. Ron Kline will celebrate his 50th work anniversary on Jan. 30, during which he has maintained a perfect attendance record.

January 27, 2015

Construction tool manufacturer MAX USA has promoted Bruce Imig to Midwest regional VP sales.

January 26, 2015

Sears Canada has a new president and CEO in Ronald Boire, who has been serving as acting president and CEO since October of last year.

January 23, 2015

Wagner SprayTech Corporation has named Greg McGuirk president of Wagner SprayTech North America, effective Feb. 1.

January 20, 2015

David Navikas, SVP strategic planning and corporate development for PPG Industries, is due to retire March 1.

January 15, 2015

MAX USA, a Mineola, New York-based pneumatic nailing tool supplier, has hired John Parsons as its East Midwest regional sales executive.

January 14, 2015

Mansfield Plumbing, a Perrysville, Ohio-based supplier of sanitaryware and bathware products, has tapped Gary Pember to serve as its VP marketing.

 

 

January 13, 2015

The National Retail Federation has a new chairman in Kip Tindell, who is also chairman and CEO of The Container Store.

January 10, 2015

January 9, 2015

Tom Corrick has officially been named the successor to current Boise Cascade CEO Tom Carlile, who has announced his pending retirement after 42 years with the company.

January 9, 2015

Cristina Iaboni has joined Taylor Morrison Home Corporation as chief human resources officer, reporting directly to CEO Sheryl Palmer.

January 7, 2015

Gypsum wallboard supplier Continental Building Products has named James Bachmann as president and CEO, effective immediately.

January 6, 2015

The Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) announced today that Leitz Tooling Systems is the newest member of the association.

January 6, 2015

Flooring America and Flooring Canada President Keith Spano said he has high hopes for the organization in 2015.

“The team is energized and ready to take more market share in 2015,” Spano said, during conneXtion, the bi-annual meeting of CCA Global Partners, of which Flooring America is a division. “We’ve built the road map, and we look forward to working with our members to continue to lead the industry with our innovative approach to home fashion.” 

January 5, 2015

In his new position, Saldana’s priority will be to grow the indoor furniture retailer segment by developing products that encourage more traditional retailers to embrace Agio’s outdoor line.

January 5, 2015

Home decor retailer At Home has named Jennifer Warren as its newest chief marketing officer. Warren joins the company from Radio Shack, where she also served as CMO.

January 5, 2015

Construction aggregates supplier Vulcan Materials Company is experiencing personnel changes at its top-most ranks.

December 29, 2014

John Grob, founder of J. Grob Associates and chairman of the International Housewares Representatives Association (IHRA), will receive the Chuck Yancy Lifetime Achievement Award from Gift for Life during the organization’s Party for Life Feb. 2 in New York City. 

December 29, 2014

As Sears Holdings has made a lot of noise about pursuing a digital future, the company quietly lost a high-ranking executive with "online" as part of his title.

A company regulatory filing revealed that Imran Jooma resigned as executive VP and president, online, marketing, pricing and financial services of Sears Holdings Corporation on Dec. 17. The resignation is effective Feb. 6.

December 29, 2014

Whether you’re engaged in the distribution of heavy building materials to dusty job sites, or the display of stylish home decor in a well-lit showroom, the hardware and building supply industry is one giant exercise in human resources.

December 29, 2014

When the Tournament of Roses parade kicks off in Pasadena, California, Miracle-Gro will be joined by TV celebrity handyman Ty Pennington. 

Marysville, Ohio-based Miracle-Gro will continue its three-year tradition as the Official Rose and Flower Care Company of the Tournament of Roses with a floral float entry designed to promote urban revitalization.

December 29, 2014

The American Wood Council announced the election of Sierra Pacific President George Emmerson as the new AWC chairman for a one-year term.

December 23, 2014

Butkovich comes to Laticrete with more than 15 years of sales and sales management experience having recently managed multiple Daltile locations.