Epoca Adds New VP, Grows Sales Team

Epoca International has expanded its sales team, naming Bud Haley to the newly-created position of vp/national accounts.

In his new position, Haley will handle several New York and Mid-Atlantic accounts, along with supporting group selling to national accounts like Walmart, Target and Costco. He previously held positions at Lifetime Brands and Bradshaw International.

Heidi Werber was also appointed to a newly-created position of director of business development. Werber will be responsible for Internet business growth with international distributors and management of house accounts. She was most recently in the fitness and outdoor recreation business with Pure Global Brands.

Epoca has also named Wendy Risch as the company’s new director of sales in western markets. She will work in the Pacific Northwest, California, Boise and Denver markets.

The company also hired Allison Buckley as a sales coordinator.