Ace Names Carroll General Merchandise Manager

Ace Hardware Corporation has announced the appointment of Frank Carroll as general merchandise manager. Reporting to svp/merchandising, marketing and sales, John Surane, Carroll will continue to build upon Ace’s merchandising strategy and advance Ace’s long-term merchandising efforts both domestically and internationally, noted the retailer.

Prior to joining Ace, Carroll served as president of Knaack, LLC, responsible for leading two brands: Knaack secure storage and WeatherGuard mobile storage equipment. Additionally, he brings experience from Robert Bosch Tool Corporation as president of various business units where he led all aspects of strategic planning including marketing, product development, engineering, manufacturing, supply chain and sales.