September 2007 Industry Movers and Shakers

Ric Brutocao has been appointed to the position of president and COO of Diamond Bar, CA-based Dacor.

American Woodmark has named Kent Guichard to the position of president and CEO.

Monroe, WA-based Canyon Creek Cabinet Co. has named Bryan Jarvis as director of manufacturing and has also named Allan Mustard as finishing manager.

Stefano Boccalon has been named chief executive of Glass Idromassaggio, a division of Taylor, MI-based Masco Corporation.

Nashville, TN-based Hickory Hardware has realigned its retail sales force, with Jon Valsvik, v.p./retail sales, now leading a team of sales executives servicing the company’s major accounts. The executive team includes special products representative Dale Enos and account managers Mark Schluter and Wade Walker. Sales director Clair Tripp will serve the Midwestern and Western markets as well as the company’s co-op accounts, and sales director David Siebert will represent the Eastern, Southeastern and Canadian accounts.

Matthew Schron has been named general manager of Cleveland, OH-based Jergens Industrial Supply, a division of Jergens, Inc.

Ludlow, MA-based Best Tile Distributors of New England, part of the East Coast Tile family, has partnered with Porcelanosa to stock and sell its tile at the firm’s five new showroom locations in the greater Boston area.

Ken Duquette has been named technical sales representative for the north and central Florida territories for Bethany, CT-based Laticrete.

Monroe Township, NJ-based Villeroy & Boch USA Bath has named Nicole Shillingford to the position of marketing manager.

Henderson, NV-based International Solid Surface Fabricators Association (ISSFA) has named Marie Diane Gerace as head of administration and industry relations, and has also named Carol Ann Williams to the position of administrative assistant.