Central Garden & Pet acquires Envincio assets
Central Garden & Pet Company has purchased certain assets of Envincio LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of SantoLubes LLC.
The purchase includes established brands, EPA registration assets, inventory and trade receivables.
“This acquisition will enable Central to be a key supplier and product innovator in the growing natural insecticides product market, often characterized as EPA-exempt products, as well as expanding offerings in traditional pesticides,” said Frank Jusich, SVP Professional Brands.
Jusich added that the exclusive rights CG&P has acquired will help strengthen its footing in the professional pest control markets via Envincio’s patented essential oil blends.
NN hires exec for Plastic and Rubber Components Group
Johnson City, Tenn.-based NN, Inc., a supplier of high-precision metal bearing components, has appointed Evelise Faro to the role of VP and general manager of its Plastic and Rubber Components Group.
Effective immediately, Faro will report to president and CEO Rich Holder and will assume full responsibility for the execution of the Group’s strategic growth plan.
"We are extremely happy to welcome Evelise as VP and general manager of our Plastics and Rubber Components Group," said Holder. "She is joining NN at a very exciting time where we see many positive opportunities for the company to profitably grow. Evelise’ s diverse leadership and extensive experience in the industry with precision molded products will be instrumental in leading our Plastic and Rubber Components Group in executing our new strategic initiatives."
Faro has spent the majority of her career at Freudenberg – NOK, a producer of advanced sealing and vibration control products serving the automotive, aerospace, fluid power, oil & gas, medical/health care, chemical processing and semiconductor markets. Her most recent role there was Competence Center manager, leading the business unit through a global integration initiative. She also served as director, supply chain management and product development.
Lumber Liquidators elects new board member
Lumber Liquidators has added a ninth member to its board of directors. Effective April 1, Nancy Taylor has been appointed as a Class III director.
"We are excited and pleased to welcome Nancy to our board of directors," said president and CEO Robert Lynch. "Nancy is a respected executive with a wealth of business and leadership experience. We look forward to benefiting from the knowledge and insight she will bring to Lumber Liquidators’ board as we continue to grow our business."
Taylor is currently president and CEO of Tredegar Corporation and is a member of that company’s board of directors.
Prior to that, she was EVP of Tredegar and president of Tredegar Film Products. She has been with the company since 1991 and has also worked for the law firm of Hunton & Williams.