Jeffrey R. Lavers is executive vice-president, consumer business group with 3M. He has been with the company since 1987, most recently as vice-president, automotive and aerospace solutions division within the transportation and electronics business group.
Juan Guerrero is senior vice-president, chief supply chain officer, with Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. Previously, he led the supply chain and merchandising teams at FleetPride. Wade E. Haddad is senior vice-president, real estate and construction. He will lead the company's recently announced store optimization strategy. Previously, he was senior vice-president, real estate and store development, with Ascena Retail Group.
Samuel M. Guzman is vice-president and chief accounting officer at Beacon. He was, most recently, vice-president and chief accounting officer at Liquidity Services, Inc.
Steve Guterres is director of sales in Canada with Blanco. Previously, he was senior national sales manager. He has been with the company for nine years.
Sarah Hounslow is vice-president of sales and marketing at Burlington Merchandising & Fixtures Inc. (BMF). She has 17 years of experience in the design and manufacture of store fixtures and displays. Brian Glen is director of North American sales. He has close to 20 years of industry experience with Alexandria Mouldings and Jeld-Wen Windows & Doors. Terry LaFlamme is store planner. Previously, he worked in operations and store planning with both Canadian Tire and Lowe’s.
Pontus Cornelius will become president and CEO of Bona, effective January 11, 2021. Most recently, he was president and CEO of Ernströmgruppen AB, a Swedish, privately-owned industrial conglomerate focusing on developing B2B companies in various niche industries. Founded in 1919, the family-owned Bona supplies products for installing, renovating, maintaining, and restoring premium floors.
Brittany Graham is territory manager for Nova Scotia and Newfoundland with Bonaventure Agency Inc. Previously, she was a business development representative in the consumer products industry.
Linda Rendle will be chief executive officer of Clorox Company, effective September 14. She has been with the company for 17 years and is currently president of the company.
Michael Jones is associate director, fencing category, at Fortress Building Products. Previously, he was fencing senior product manager. A.J. Jesiolowski is director, framing category. He was senior product manager of decking and framing in his previous role. Tommy Junker is product manager, cladding and decking. He has extensive flooring sales, product development, and management experience. Tom Leahy is director, channel sales (1-Step). He was formerly with Merchants Metals. Bill Ross is director of the composite category. His previous position was vice-president of sales and marketing for Fiberon.
Darrin Sayles is senior director of sales and operations with Home Hardware Stores Limited. Previously, he was senior director of retail sales and operations with Carter’s. Dale MacPherson is senior director, store operations support. He will oversee construction and real estate, while continuing to provide support and oversight for the dealer application process. Tara Spengen, Carol Crystal, Craig Thompson, and Meriyem Kaf are directors in the merchandise department. Spengen has over 25 years of retail experience at ACI Brands INC, Korhani Home, Walmart Canada, and Hudson’s Bay Company. With almost 20 years of retail experience, Crystal previously was with Lowe’s Canada, Walmart Canada, and Hudson’s Bay. Thompson’s most recent role was as a commercial planning and analytics leader at Walmart Canada. Kaf brings over 14 years of retail industry experience from Walmart Canada, Sobeys, and AC Nielsen to her newly-created position. Spengen, Crystal, and Thompson are directors of merchandise hardlines while Kaf is director of merchandise strategy and execution.
Jennifer Renaud is senior vice-president and chief marketing officer at Masonite International Corporation. She has more than 30 years of marketing and business development experience, most recently as vice-president, marketing for Vertiv.
Sam Conzone is president and chief executive officer of global specialty chemical company Momentive Performance Materials. He has been with the company since 2008, most recently as chief operating officer. Amy Bianchi is senior vice-president and chief human resources officer. She joined the company in 2011 and has held a variety of senior human resource positions.
Rob Simpson is senior vice-president of engineering at Nexii Building Solutions Inc. Previously, he was with structural engineering firm Glotman Simpson. Brian Carter is executive vice-president of manufacturing. He joins the company from Seaspan Shipyards, where he was president and CEO. Laurenz Kosichek is vice-president of architecture. He was previously a principal at Stantec Architecture Ltd. David Fisher is vice-president of business optimization. He was formerly senior vice-president of Mitsui Home Canada and executive vice-president of Mitsui Home America Construction (MHAC).
Marc Nover is CEO of SCHOCK North America, a wholly-owned subsidiary of SCHOCK GmbH, a global manufacturer and inventor of quartz/granite composite kitchen sinks. In this role, he will be responsible for leading all aspects of the business in North America, including developing strategic direction and fueling a corporate-wide initiative of significant growth. He has more than 30 years of experience in the kitchen and bath manufacturing, most recently as president of Blanco America.