Maurer Joins IHA Board Of Directors

Jacob Maurer, president, Americas, The Cookware Company, has been named to the board of directors of the International Housewares Association (IHA). His three-year term ends September 30, 2021.

Maurer joined The Cookware Company last February. The company is a global cookware manufacturer and inventor of ceramic non-stick cookware under its namesake brand GreenPan. The company’s brand portfolio now includes GreenLife, Blue Diamond, Oxo cookware and the newly acquired Dutch brand B-K. Before moving to the supplier side, Maurer worked for Sur La Table for 15 years, serving most recently as svp/GMM.

Also serving on the IHA board are chairman John (JC) Collins, president and chief marketing officer, Neatfreak Group; vice chairman/chairman elect Howard Steidle Jr., CEO, John Ritzenthaler Co.; treasurer William Endres, president, Select Brands; immediate past IHA chairman Brett Bradshaw, co-president, Bradshaw Home; Neal Asbury, CEO, The Legacy Companies; Steve Greenspon, CEO, Honey-Can-Do International; Scott Henrikson, president, Dexas International; Darrin Johnston, managing director, Meyer Corporation; Robert Kay, CEO, Lifetime Brands; Melissa Kieling, CEO, PackIt; Lisa Knierim, president & CEO, Americas, Villeroy & Boch; Yvette Laugier, general manager, Peugeot Saveurs North America; Ingerid Mohn, president, Sagaform; Thomas Nichols, president, Pretika Corporation; Michael Stoll, president, UT Brands.; and Will Symonds, president, DKB Household USA Corp.