People News

  • Tractor Supply hires HR VP

    Tractor Supply named Chad Frazell as senior VP, human resources.
  • Newell Rubbermaid CFO resigns

    Newell Rubbermaid's EVP and CFO Doug Martin has put in his notice and is moving on to life with a new -- and undisclosed -- company.
  • Ty Pennington parades with Miracle-Gro

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

    Lincolnshire, Illinois-based Klein Tools hired James Pultorak as VP manufacturing. He will replace Chris Hargan, current senior VP manufacturing, who will retire at the end of 2014.
  • CEO is EOY CEO Matt Ehrlichman was named the USA Today Entrepreneur of the Year for 2014. Key criteria of the award included exhibiting significant growth this year and solving a consumer problem. Ehrlichman won the honor after a team of USA Today editors sorted through 10 finalists.
  • Wayfair's board elects e-commerce expert

    Online home furnishings company Wayfair has added e-commerce expert Romero Rodrigues to its board of directors. Rodrigues, a 36-year-old Brazil native, is currently global CEO at South African company Naspers, which acquired his company Buscape in 2009 for $374 million.
  • Atlas Copco names new rental execs

    Commerce City, Colorado-based Atlas Copco Construction Equipment added two new professionals to its growing rental channel. The company named Marty Molthen as district sales manager of the company’s Southwest rental channel and DeAnna Wells as its area sales manager for East Texas and Louisiana terr
  • Matthew Thornton elected to Sherwin-Williams board

    The board of directors at the Sherwin-Williams Company elected Matthew Thornton III as its newest member. Effective July 16, Thornton will join the board as its tenth director, as well as a member of its audit committee.
  • Lowe's names a chief compliance officer

    Lowe's has brought back Ross McCanless to fill the role of general counsel, secretary and chief compliance officer, effective Jan. 12, 2015. 
  • Cedar Creek announces slate of VP promotions

    Wholesale building material distribution company Cedar Creek announced five management promotions. “Our continuing expansion has created opportunities for top performers in our organization,” said chief operating officer D. Wayne Trousdale. I am very pleased to announce these promotions.” 
  • Susan Carter takes on CFO role at Ingersoll-Rand

    Ingersoll-Rand appointed Susan Carter as senior VP and chief financial officer, effective Sept. 27. Carter joins the company from KBR, Inc., where she served for four years as executive vice president and chief financial officer.