The International Housewares Association (IHA) announced the election of four new directors to its board of directors and elected its first international chairman — Robert L. Trudeau of Canada, chairman of Trudeau Corp.
The new directors are Evan M. Dash, CEO, Dash Holdings Group, LLC; Kenneth D. Lefever, president, Wilton Armetale; Michael L. Magerman, president/CEO, Quickie Mfg. Corp., and Joseph T. Mallof, president/CEO, World Kitchen, LLC. They were elected to three-year terms that begin on Oct. 1 and expire Sept. 30, 2012.
Newly elected board officers are:
Chairman – Robert L. Trudeau, chairman, Trudeau Corp.
Vice Chairman/Chairman Elect – Bruce Kaminstein, CEO, Casabella Holdings LLC
Treasurer – Barry D. Harper, president/CEO, Harper Brush Works, Inc.
All officers serve one-year terms from Oct. 1, 2009 to Sept. 30, 2010.
Retiring from the board is Peter B. Cameron, CEO of Lenox, Inc. Re-elected to a second three-year term were Marty Armstrong, senior vice president, sales & marketing, Master Brands HK Ltd.; Richard L. Boynton, Jr., president/CEO, Jura Capresso, Inc.; Marc J. Navarre, president/CEO, Groupe SEB North America, and William (Bill) Reibl, president/CEO, Progressive International Corp.
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