Lancaster makes executive moves

Lancaster, the paint sundries distributor, has made some executive moves.

Tom Daniels has joined the company in the newly created position of VP sales for the Northeast. He will be responsible for the direct management of the Lancaster sales team and business development for the Northeast market.  

The company also appointed Steve Amaral as its new territory manager covering southeast Massachusetts, Cape Cod and Rhode Island. 

Amaral comes to Lancaster with more than 25 years of sales experience with such companies as American Paint Distributors, Babel Paint, White Lightning, Duckback and more recently Akzo Nobel.

Based in Spartanburg, S.C., Lancaster operates distribution centers in California, Florida, Kentucky, New Jersey, South Carolina and Texas. The company serves more than 10,000 independent paint stores, regional paint store chains, national paint store chains, hardware stores and lumberyards.