People on the Move...
Janice Chamberlain -- Casual Living, April 14, 2006
TUUCI has hired Charles Munroe as chief operating officer to oversee operations, strategic planning, information systems and purchasing.
Vanessa Williams was hired as marketing director to manage public relations, marketing and advertising for the company.
Mark C. Daboul was named national sales manager of Chicago-based Jane Hamley Wells, an emerging name in upscale contemporary outdoor furniture wholesale and distribution. Daboul will work with JHW President Jane Humzy to expand national sales and distribution efforts.
Ann Sundet was named product manager of Wadena, Minn.-based HC Holdings (dba Homecrest). In this newly created position, Sundet will identify color, style and market trends; oversee strategic new product development; implement product launches; support product marketing and sales training and promotion.
Gene Davenport, executive vice president of Lloyd/Flanders, announced Scott Lindsley joined the company as director of engineering and manufacturing, focused on lean manufacturing, a management philosophy designed to eliminate waste by coordinating flow of materials and information.
Outback Chair Company has retained David Aquilina, a Minneapolis-based corporate communications consultant, to provide public relations services.