IHA Names New Directors and Members
Sep 10, 2007
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Four new directors have been elected to the board of directors of the International Housewares Association (IHA), the full-service trade association for the housewares industry.

The new directors are Sheldon Goodman, president, Spectrum Diversified Designs, Inc.; Keith Jaffee, chief executive officer (CEO), Focus Products Groups LLC; Mary Ann Knaus, senior vice president, strategic development & global marketing, Jarden Consumer Solutions; and Gavin Lam, CEO & president, Lynns Concepts Inc. They were elected to three-year terms that begin on Oct. 1 and expire Sept. 30, 2010.

In addition, newly elected board officers are: Chairman--Peter Cameron, CEO, Waterford Wedgwood; Vice Chairman/Chairman Elect--Jeff Siegel, president/CEO, Lifetime Brands Inc.; and Treasurer--Robert L. Trudeau, chairman, Trudeau Corporation. All officers serve one-year terms from Oct. 1, 2007 to Sept. 30, 2008.

Leaving the board are Jordan Glatt, president, Magla Products; Linda Graebner, LGA Inc.; Fred Howard, Fred Howard, Inc.; and Douglas Taeckens, president, Jokari/US, Inc. Re-elected to a second three-year term were Jeff Siegel and Robert Trudeau.

Also serving on the IHA Board are Matthew L. Andis, president, Andis Company; Marty Armstrong, director, worldwide sales & trade marketing, KitchenAid Portable Appliance Division; Richard L. Boynton, Jr., senior vice president/general manager, Capresso, Inc.; Mark Eichhorn, president/CEO, Anchor Hocking Glass; James L. Glenn, president/CEO, Whitney Design, Inc. and Immediate Past IHA Chairman; Barry D. Harper, president/chief executive officer, Harper Brush Works, Inc.; Bruce Kaminstein, president, Casabella; Marc J. Navarre, president/CEO, All-Clad Metalcrafters LLC; Karl H. Pfitzenreiter, president/CEO, Zwilling J.A. Henckels; and William (Bill) P. Reibl, president/CEO, Progressive International Corp.

Serving on the executive committee of the board are Peter Cameron, Jeff Siegel, Robert Trudeau, James Glenn, and Bruce Kamenstein.

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