The Legacy Companies has appointed housewares veterans Chris Mangan as its vp/sales for its consumer division and Jeff McClure as director of sales, consumer division.
Mangan comes to Legacy with more than 15 years of housewares experience, 10 of which were as the vp/sales for Meyer Corporation, where he successfully developed and led a high-performance sales team.
“Chris is an outstanding addition to our Legacy team as he brings a deep blend of channel and category management as well as strategic selling experience in both brick-and-mortar and e-commerce,” said Jay Zilinskas, president, Legacy Consumer Division. “Chris’ sales leadership and proven history of building top performing teams will expedite Legacy’s growth goals. We are thrilled to have him onboard.”
“We are equally as excited for housewares veteran, Jeff McClure, to bring his 25 years’ experience in the kitchen electrics sector,” added Zilinskas. Prior to joining The Legacy Companies, McClure was vp/Nostalgia Products, where he developed and led strong performing sales teams. McClure was also director of sales for the KitchenAid small domestic appliances and global drector of KitchenAid’s commercial business, driving double digit growth through new product introductions and go-to market strategies.
“I am thrilled to round out the executive bench with these incredibly talented and deeply experienced individuals,” said Zilinskas. Highly focused on creating consumer and customer led marketing strategies, the new Legacy Companies’ leadership team is well positioned to accelerate sales growth in 2020 and beyond, the company said.