Home Hardware Appoints New Vice-President, Marketing and Sales

ST. JACOBS, ON, Jan. 28, 2016 /CNW/ - Home Hardware announced the creation of two new senior positions within their company in 2015. A single Merchandise organization responsible for all product sourcing led by one Vice-President and an integrated Marketing and Sales organization led by a Vice-President, Marketing and Sales.

Home Hardware Stores Limited has announced to its Board of Directors and Dealer-Owners that Rick McNabb has accepted the position of, Vice-President, Marketing and Sales, effective March 7, 2016.  Formerly a co-CEO of a multi-banner retailer, Rick has also been a successful entrepreneur, a senior agency executive and his family has been in the home improvement business for 38 years, most recently with their Home Building Centre in Parry Sound.  Rick has a proven track record with entrepreneurial-driven organizations like Home Hardware. Rick will help Home Dealers strengthen their brand position as Canada's largest independent home improvement retailer while helping to grow market share.

"As we strengthen our company for the future and ensure that we are well positioned to continue serving our Dealer-Owners, we welcome Rick's extensive marketing and operations expertise and proven leadership to our team." 

- Terry Davis, CEO, Home Hardware Stores Limited

Directly reporting to the Vice-President, Marketing and Sales, will be Dunc Wilson, Executive Director, Retail Sales and Support and Rob Wallace, Director, Marketing.

"We thank Dunc Wilson for his dedication and leadership over the past year as the Acting Vice-President, Operations." said Davis. "We look forward to Dunc's ongoing support in his new role as, Executive Director, Retail Sales and Support."

About Home Hardware Stores Limited

Home Hardware Stores Limited is Canada's largest Dealer-owned hardware, lumber, building materials and furniture cooperative with close to 1,100 stores under the Home Hardware, Home Building Centre, Home Hardware Building Centre and Home Furniture banners with annual retail sales of nearly $5.7 billion. Founded in 1964 in rural St. Jacobs, Ontario, Home Hardware remains 100% Canadian owned and operated. Through the Home Hardware network, Dealer-Owners have access to 100,000 quality, brand name and private label products, a state-of-the-art distribution system and extensive marketing and training programs. Offering a mix of tradition and innovation, Home Hardware Stores Limited has received designation as one of Canada's Best Corporate Cultures and Best Managed Companies and is committed to providing local communities with superior service and expert advice. More information about the company is available at homehardware.ca.

SOURCE Home Hardware Stores Limited

For further information: Jessica Kuepfer, Public Relations, Home Hardware Stores Limited (519) 664-2252 ext. 6676, jessica.kuepfer@homehardware.ca

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