October 2008’s Movers and Shakers

Stephen Joseph has been promoted to v.p./marketing for Diamond Bar, CA-based Dacor.

Ste. Marie, QC, Canada-based MAAX has appointed Kyle Straub v.p./sales, Professional Division for North American markets.

Rob Adams has been appointed v.p./engineering for Winchester, VA-based American Woodmark Corp.

Bethesda, MD-based Cohn Communications has named Jeff Valles senior v.p.

Toledo, OH-based Owens Corning has named Karel K. Czanderna group president of building materials.

Carson, CA-based Water, Inc. has named Michele Gravina regional sales manager for the Colorado and Wyoming markets.

Eric Van Steenlandt has been appointed director of sales and marketing for Cleveland, OH-based Jergens.

Robert Smith has been named regional sales manager, North Carolina for Bethany, CT-based Laticrete.

Garden City, NY-based W.A.C. Lighting Co. has appointed Kirby Underwood southeast territory sales manager.

Atlanta, GA-based Rheem Manufacturing Co. has promoted Mike Barnes to director of residential national accounts.

West Patterson, NJ-based Century Bathworks has expanded distribution channels across most of the U.S. with several recent additions to its sales team. These include M.L. Sales, Bauhaus Design Sales, RG Marketing Group, B&B Marketing, Toole and Co., Stover Sales Co., and Pan American Sales.

Eric Hardesty has been named to the position of sales engineer for Elk Grove, IL-based Schréder Lighting USA.

Bruce Souder has been named shower solution specialist by Coral Springs, FL-based Tile Redi.