October 2005 Appointments

Sharp Electronics Corp. in Mahwah, NJ has promoted Michael Troetti to president for Sharp Electronics Marketing Co. of America (SEMCA). In addition, Noboru Fujimoto has assumed the role of group deputy general manager for the company’s Solar Systems Group.

Dave Wick has transitioned into the new role of senior v.p. and chief advisor to the CEO at Diamond Bar, CA-based DACOR. Additionally, Elaine Chaney has moved into Wick’s previous position of senior v.p./marketing and sales.

Urs Buehlmann, Ph.D. has joined Enkeboll Designs in Carson, CA as general manager, a newly created executive role.

Reed Kneale has been appointed to the position of v.p./sales for Bedford Heights, OH-based Babin Building Solutions.

Geneva, IL-based Showcase Kitchens & Design has added Maria Horton and Jamie Heckl as the newest members of its design team.

Williams Kitchen & Bath has named Celia MacDonald to the position of showroom manager for its Holland, MI location and Chris Purucker as appliance specialist for its Grand Rapids, MI showroom.

Tafisa Canada in Montreal, Quebec, Canada has appointed Eric Dedekam as v.p./sales and marketing.

Pete Steiner has joined HomePortfolio in Newton, MA as its new v.p./sales.

Arrowhead Brass Products LLC in Los Angeles, CA has appointed George Long to the position of director of sales.

Gastonia, NC-based Stabilus has appointed Tony Haba to the position of v.p./commercial operations.

Maumee, OH-based Therma-Tru Doors has named Sara Theis to the position of senior public relations manager.