The International Housewares Association has announced that Fred Dohn, CEO Americas, ARC International, has been elected to its board of directors. In addition, Gary Seehoff, director and founder, Evriholder Products, has been named chairman of the board, Gregory Cairo, president, Groupe SEB USA, has been named vice chairman and Brett Bradshaw, president, Bradshaw International, has been named treasurer of the organization.
Keith Jaffee, chairman, O2 Cool, is retiring from the board, IHA stated, adding that Hildy Abrams, CEO, Gourmet Settings Inc., and Bradshaw have been re-elected to three-year board terms.
Also serving on the IHA board: J.C. Collins, president, global market and sales, Neatfreak; Evan Dash, CEO, StoreBound; Dave Elliott, general manager, KitchenAid Global Small Appliances and immediate past IHA chairman; Richard Joseph, managing director, Joseph Joseph; Robert Kay, chairman/CEO, Taylor Precision Products; Anthony Kircher, president, Winix; Daniel Oehy, president, Swissmar; Alejandro Peña, president, USA, Jarden Consumer Solutions; Paul Rowan, co-founder, Umbra LLC; David Sabin, CEO, The Fuller Brush Co.; Jenna Sellers Miller, president, Architec; Will Symonds, president, DKB Household USA Corp.; and Philippe Trudeau, president, Trudeau Corp.
Serving on IHA’s board executive committee are: Gary Seehoff, Gregory Cairo, Brett Bradshaw, David Elliott, Daniel Oehy and John Collins.