July 16, 2014

Loudon, Tennessee-based Iron Doors Unlimited has named Matt Hocutt as its newest national sales manager, effective July 7.

Hocutt will be leading the company's sales team in his new position, driving go to market sales and execution strategies for driving growth in the company's trade, retail and wholesale channels.

January 31, 2014

Do it Best Corp. has promoted Bob Gumash to regional sales and business development manager for the northeastern United States, effective immediately. He replaces Rob Schmiedel, who was recently promoted to national sales manager.

“I’m honored to lead this outstanding regional team as we work to achieve our No. 1 goal: helping our members grow,” Gumash said. “I’m excited to combine my previous experiences as a territory manager and retail performance manager to bring an unparalleled level of service and support to our members.”

July 25, 2012

Old Bethpage, N.Y.-based Mr. Bar-B-Q named Wendy Sender as national sales manager.

As Mr. Bar-B-Q’s national sales manager, Sender is responsible for adding new retailer partnerships, enhancing current relationships and overseeing overall brand positioning for the more than 40-year-old organization.

June 10, 2011

California Faucets has hired Steven Weinberg, the former president of the Decorative Plumbing & Hardware Association (DPHA), as its new national sales manager. Weinberg will be based on the East Coast, giving the Southern California-based company a bi-coastal presence, the announcement said.

Weinberg served as the president of DPHA since 2010. Prior to that, he owned The Glassmith Shop in Summit, N.J., a high-end decorative plumbing and hardware showroom and one of the earliest innovators of frameless shower enclosures. 

May 16, 2011

Las Vegas -- Eastern Tools and Equipment unveiled its line of Duracell generators to the home improvement market during the National Hardware Show in Las Vegas.

The familiar copper-colored equipment represents a deal about a year-and-a-half in the making, and follows some long negotiations with Procter & Gamble, which owns the Duracell brand.