BrassCraft Energizes Sales with New Executive Appointments

Feb 11, 2010, 14:26 ET from BrassCraft Manufacturing Company

NOVI, Mich., Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- BrassCraft is adding greater strength to its continued sales growth with a number of key promotions.


Today the company announced Jim Pletcher's appointment to Vice President of Wholesale Sales. As in his previous position of Senior Director, Pletcher will continue to drive his extensive skill and experience toward expanding BrassCraft's reputation for quality and innovation. "Jim has quickly established himself as a key member of the senior leadership team," said BrassCraft President Don Woody, "spearheading our Wholesale Sales initiatives."

BrassCraft also named Steve Adams as Senior Director of Wholesale Sales. Adams will continue his current oversight of the southern region, buying groups and national accounts. "Since joining BrassCraft in 2003, Steve has been continuously improving our partnership position and value-add throughout the Wholesale channel," said Woody.

BrassCraft's Ken Kemmerling has been appointed Sales Manager for the central region of the Wholesale channel. "Ken has been a dedicated member of the BrassCraft team for 19 years," said Woody, "heading up a number of key sales leadership positions."

Continuing in their current responsibilities are John Stankrauff, Sales Manager for the eastern region and Jack Allen, Sales Manager for the western region.

BrassCraft further announced the retirement of Senior Vice President Jim Whiteherse. Said BrassCraft President Don Woody, "Jim has been with us since 1984, serving with tireless leadership as senior ambassador for BrassCraft throughout the plumbing industry. The entire company wishes him the best in his well-deserved retirement."

"With these appointments," said Woody, "BrassCraft is ideally positioned to continue building the success of our customers, with products and service that are stronger than ever."

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Brass-Craft Manufacturing Company, a Masco Company, is a leading manufacturer of products for use in the new construction and repair/remodel markets. The company's guarantee to these markets; Committed to Quality - Driven by Innovation is reflected in the thousands of high-reputation plumbing products that are sold under the BrassCraft brand. Founded in 1946, BrassCraft is an international corporation headquartered in Novi, Michigan with manufacturing and distribution facilities around the globe.

SOURCE BrassCraft Manufacturing Company