Gregory Cairo, president of Groupe SEB USA has been named treasurer of the International Housewares Association.
He joined Groupe SEB USA as VP of sales in August 2006, and was named president in 2010. He oversses the cookware and small domestic appliances for brands including All Clad, Emeril, Imusa, Krups, Lagostina, and T-fal.
As officer of the IHA, Cairo will serve a one-year tem, ending Sept. 30, 2015.
Beazer Homes USA, Inc. has named Christopher Grumboski VP and treasurer. In his new role, he will be take charge of all treasury-related functions, including cash management, lender and land-banking relations and debt capital markets activities.
Additionally, Beazer's former treasurer, Ekaterina Schwallie, has been named VP national finance and strategic planning.
Donald F. Schalk of C.H. Briggs Company is the president of the organization. Other officers include President-Elect Rick Turk, of Metro Hardwoods; VP Bill Sauter, OHARCO; Treasurer Wayne Moriarty, Atlantic Plywood; and Immediate Past President Michael Darby, Capital Lumber Co.
The International Professional Pond Companies Association (IPPCA) has a new treasurer.
Valerie Steele, president and CEO of Albuquerque, N.M.-based Savio Engineering, has been named to the board of directors of the International Professional Pond Companies Association (IPPCA). She will serve as treasurer of the organization. The IPPCA is a non-profit organization and serves as the pond and waterscape industry’s official trade association. The IPPCA’s goal is to ensure that high-level, quality standards are met within the waterscape industry.
Valspar Corp. has announced the retirement of Lori Walker, the company’s senior VP and CFO.Walker joined Valspar in 2000 as assistant controller, was promoted to VP and controller in 2001, VP treasurer in 2004, and has been Valspar's CFO since 2008.
The North American Building Material Distribution Association (NBMDA) has announced it new board of directors for 2012. Paul Vella of Atlantic Plywood will serve as president, with Michael Darby of Capital Lumber Co. in the president-elect position.
The remaining officers are VP Donald Schalk of C.H. Briggs Co.; treasurer Robyn Pollina of Palmer-Donavin Mfg. Co.; and immediate past-president Brian Schell of Parksite.
Louisiana-Pacific Corp. one of the industry’s leading suppliers of oriented strand board and other building materials, has announced a $100 million extension to its revolving credit agreement with its lenders and Bank of America, N.A., as administrative agent.