Samsung Exec To Chair AHAM Canada Council

WASHINGTON and OTTAWA, Ontario, July 31, 2014 /CNW/ -- The Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers Canada (AHAM Canada) has named Warner Doell, Vice President of Sales & Marketing, Digital Appliance Business, Samsung Electronics Canada Inc. as Chair of AHAM's Canada Council.  The Council is AHAM Canada's membership body that oversees the association's work in Canada.  Doell brings 24 years of experience in various capacities in the home appliance industry to the role, and in this new leadership position, he will also serve as a voting member of AHAM's Board of Directors. 

Warner Doell, Vice President of Sales & Marketing, Digital Appliance Business, Samsung Electronics Canada Inc.

"My vision as Chair is to ensure AHAM Canada provides maximum value to member companies and is a strong advocate for our industry in Canada," said Doell. "AHAM as an entity operates in both Canada and the U.S. as one organization and this unique north-south alignment is important with our industry facing similar governmental and regulatory challenges in both countries."

Bruce Rebel, Vice President and General Manager of AHAM Canada said, "Warner's industry experience and support of AHAM Canada over the past two years makes him a great choice to lead the AHAM Canada Council for the next two years as it tackles a weighty regulatory agenda in Canada."  

AHAM Canada represents the industry before the federal, provincial, and municipal governments and will work closely with technical bodies impacting the home appliance industry.  AHAM also provides a robust market statistics program for Canada. 

AHAM Canada is the Canadian office of the Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers, whose members produce the vast majority of home appliances sold in the United States and Canada.  Its membership includes the manufacturers of major, portable and floor care appliances and suppliers to the industry.  AHAM also is a standards development organization, authoring numerous appliance test standards as well as appliance sustainability standards in partnership with the Canadian Standards Association and UL Environment.

Visit www.aham.org or www.ahamcanada.ca for more information about the leading trade association for the home appliance industry. 

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SOURCE Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers

For further information: Jill Notini, t 202.872.5955 x318, jnotini@aham.org, http://www.aham.org