Arends Named Andis Marketing Product Manager

Personal care electrics manufacturer Andis Co. has named Al Arends marketing product manager. He will oversee products from inception to the market and working across the organization to develop and meet the company’s overall strategic product plan, according to the company.

He will report to Karen Formico, vice president/marketing, Andis stated.

Prior to assuming his new post, Arends held category leadership positions at Fellowes, Home Products International, Smead Manufacturing and Avery International, Andis noted.

“Al comes to Andis with a background focused on market-based, new product development,” Formico said in announcing the appointment. “He thoroughly understands the process of bringing the voice of the customer to new product development efforts and will be instrumental in helping Andis meet our innovation goals.”