Weyerhaeuser announces new vp-strategic planning
Forest products giant Weyerhaeuser has tapped Betsy Seaton as its new vp-strategic planning. She will report to president and CEO Dan Fulton.
Seaton joined the company in 1992 and most recently served as senior director of strategic planning. She has also been a regional vp in the company’s recycling business. She started her career with the Boston Consulting Group. Seaton holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from Princeton University, and holds a joint law-master of business administration degree from the University of Chicago.
Connecticut hardware store to close
Bunnell Paint & Hardware in New Haven, Conn., is going out of business after 33 years, according to the New Haven Independent.
Owner Len Mullally has owned the store since 1975, when he converted it from a paint and wallpaper store to a hardware store. He is expected to close his doors by the end of October. The 74-year-old Mullally said he will retire.
ABC Supply names new regional fleet specialist
LBM distributor ABC Supply has promoted Bert W. Maldonado to regional fleet specialist for the company’s Southeast region. Maldonado is now responsible for all of the 67-branch region’s vehicles and vehicle-related equipment. He also manages the company’s Customer Service Delivery System program in the region. He is based in ABC Supply’s regional office in Raleigh, N.C.
Maldonado most recently served as delivery service manager at ABC Supply’s Pensacola, Fla. store. He joined ABC Supply in 2005 as a delivery driver for the Pensacola branch.