Andis has expanded its sales and manufacturing production teams with several new appointments and promotions.
Kevin Zlevor has been appointed director of international sales. In this newly created position, Zlevor will oversee the international sales managers of each of the company’s Barber and Beauty and Animal divisions. He also will provide strategic direction and planning to achieve both short- and long-term growth objectives for Andis in its key international markets. Prior to joining Andis, Zlevor was global sales director with S.C. Johnson.
Shawn McClaren has been hired as national sales manager where he will be focusing on the company’s retail accounts. He is a consumer product sales and marketing leader with extensive multi-channel experience working with all retail channels including mass, club, specialty, home center, discount, military, drug and grocery. McClaren joins Andis from Office Star Products where he was director of business development.
Tim Hamilton has been named procurement manager. In this role, he will work with suppliers and vendors to reduce lead times and materials costs while improving overall quality and profitability. Hamilton was a senior buyer with office products company, Fellowes Inc., prior to joining Andis.
George Sieczka has been hired as machine shop manager. Sieczka will oversee three machine shop supervisors and manage production to the finished product. He has more than 15 years’ experience adhering to lean manufacturing principles.
Frank Bassing has been added as machine shop supervisor where he will oversee, train and coordinate a team of 35 associates in the machine shop. He holds more than three decades of experience in professional manufacturing.
Jeno Stacy, a 17-year veteran of Andis, has been promoted to material handling supervisor, where he will direct, coordinate and supervise a team of seven associates in the material handling department.
Mike Monahan has been promoted to tool room supervisor, reporting to Michael Stephans, manufacturing engineering manager.
Michael Lisiecki has been promoted to assembly supervisor from his previously held role of production planner.