Douglas Quikut today announced the appointment of Philip Bogner to the position of vp/sales and marketing. Bogner will lead Ginsu, ReadiVac and American Angler in new product and channel development while bringing a direction to the sales team to grow all product lines, according to the company.
“Philip is a veteran housewares executive who brings to the position a wealth of experience in the industry,” said Tom Faludy, executive vp of The Scott Fetzer Company. “Philip’s knowledge and experience will strengthen communications between the Douglas Quikut team and the buyers in retail channels. I know Philip is excited about the opportunity to take full advantage of our iconic brands like GINSU. We’re very pleased to have him on our executive management team and expect he’ll take our Housewares and Sporting Goods divisions to the next level.”
Bogner brings 25 years of consumer packaged goods experience with companies such as Sunbeam, Coleman and Rubbermaid. Most recently Philip was co-founder of a PVC/aluminum fencing and railing fabrication and wholesale business.