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Hillman Group promotes Lackman

BY HBSDEALER Staff

Cincinnati-based The Hillman Group promoted Rob Lackman to the post of executive VP global operations.

Lackman joined the company in November 2010 as senior VP operations.

He previously worked for Hillman from 1988 to 1995 before leaving to gain extensive and very valuable operations and supply chain experience with Xpedx, Broder Brothers and Duro Bag Manufacturing.

“Since returning to Hillman Nov. 1, 2010, Rob has done an outstanding job of product procurement, controlling costs, delivering customer service, improving quality and, most importantly, strengthening our operations team” said Jim Waters, CEO.

Founded in 1964 and headquartered in Cincinnati, Hillman is a major value-added distributor of over 80,000 SKUs, consisting of fasteners, key duplication systems, engraved tags and related hardware items.

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