Lancaster appoints new executive

Lancaster, a distributor of paint and wallpaper sundries in 37 states, has appointed Geff Lynch as its new vp-marketing. Lynch previously served as the company’s vp-sales for the western region. Gavin Rushevics has been hired to fill Lynch’s position.

Headquartered in Spartanburg, S.C., Lancaster is a privately held company with six distribution centers in California, Texas, South Carolina, Florida, Kentucky and Pennsylvania. The distributor represents independent paint stores, hardware stores, home centers, lumberyards and other retail outlets in the United States, Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean.