Gadget & Kitchen Tools
The housewares division of Helen of Troy, home to Oxo and Hydro Flask, has promoted Mike Wallenfels to the newly created divisional role of svp/global sales.
Planetary Design has introduced the Overland Bundle for overlanders, van-lifers, car-campers and RVers. The storage containers are designed to keep coffee beans and other perishable foods fresh while on the road.
Robinson Home Products has added chef Akhtar Nawab of Brooklyn’s Alta Calidad restaurant to its Celebrated Chefs of CraftKitchen program.
GoodCook, a brand of Bradshaw Home, has partnered with three new social media influencers for its upcoming online marketing programs. The new partnerships are with Alice Choi of Hip Foodie Mom, chef Billy Parisi, and Elizabeth Van Lierde of The College Housewife.
Meyer Corp. U.S. has named Christopher Banning managing director of the company, as of June 1. Banning, said company officials, will be responsible for all sales, marketing, and operational departments for the U.S. and all Latin American countries. He will report to Stanley Cheng, the company’s chairman and chief executive officer.
Grand Fusion is the exclusive distributor for several new kitchenware products, including the ButterOnce Corn Butter Knife and the One Twist Can Spatula.