Supply House Times

American Standard Announces New Personnel Appointments

July 8, 2009
These staff adjustments are a part of the company’s plan to focus on new business developments and product creation in key market segments.

American Standard Brands announced five recent senior leadership additions to its marketing and sales teams. These and other staff adjustments are a part of the company’s plan to focus on new business developments and product creation in key market segments, according to President and CEO of ASB Don Devine.

Chris Capone has been appointed vice president – wholesale sales and is responsible for expanding both the residential and commercial growth of the ASB companies via the wholesale distribution channel.

Tom Santer is now vice president – distribution strategy and is charged with expanding both the residential and commercial growth of the ASB companies via the wholesale distribution channel.

Scott Meyer has been named general manager – faucet division, with responsibility for American Standard’s residential product lines.

Jeannette Long has been appointed general manager – e-commerce, leading a new sales channel for ASB.

Mark Hamilton is the new general manager for luxury and showrooms, responsible for sales of the Jado, Porcher and American Standard luxury products.

Also joining the ASB team is Gerry Messina as director of customer development – retail faucets. In this role he will manage the marketing efforts between product management and field sales for the retail business. Carter J. Thomas has been named director, industrial design – luxury business. He will oversee the creation of innovative kitchen and bath styles for the Jado, Porcher and American Standard luxury brands.