Wooster Brush Names New President

The Wooster Brush Company’s board of directors has elected Ben Maibach to succeed Bill Fagert as the company’s 10th president, effective May 1, 2020. At the same time, Bill Fagert, president since 2010, will become vice chairman of the board of directors.

Since joining Wooster Brush in 2014, Maibach has served as vice president of national accounts, held a seat on the company’s board of directors, and most recently led the team overseeing Wooster’s rebranding efforts. Maibach brings over 20 years of sales and marketing experience to his new role including time as vice president of sales at Waxman Consumer Group as well as multiple sales and marketing roles while at Moen and Newell Rubbermaid.

Nexstep Commercial Products: New AR Team Member

Nexstep Commercial Products, Exclusive Licensee of O-Cedar, has announced that Beth Spencer has joined the Corporate Staff in Springfield as an accounts receivable associate. Spencer recently moved to Ohio from Wisconsin to be closer to her family. She was born in the “thumb” of Michigan, but over the last six years has lived in Kentucky, North Carolina and Wisconsin. In Wisconsin, she held the billing specialist and accounting assistant position for a specialized heavy hauling trucking services company. Prior to that, she worked for a crane, rigging, and heavy haul company in North Carolina in billing and also oversaw their safety certifications and programs for the crane department.

Borghi USA Announces New Director of Marketing

Borghi USA, Inc. has announced Miguel Medrano as their new Director of Marketing as of the beginning of this year. In his role, Miguel will oversee marketing communications and sales of machinery for all brands under the Boucherie Borghi Group (Boucherie, Borghi & Unimac). Medrano will work closely with Borghi USA President, Carlos Petzold to learn about the manufacturing technology needs of the Brush Industry to help provide customers with the very best machinery and automation from the Boucherie Borghi Group.

New Sales and Marketing Specialist at Nexstep

Cayleigh Gibbons

Nexstep Commercial Products, Exclusive Licensee of O-Cedar, is pleased to announce that Cayleigh Gibbons joined Nexstep on December 2, 2019 as our Sales and Marketing Specialist. Gibbons recently graduated from Edinboro University in Edinboro, Pennsylvania with a Bachelor of Science degree majoring in Business Administration with a Concentration in Marketing. Gibbons was a member of the university’s women’s soccer team and a member of the marketing club.

UNIMAC Strengthens Engineering Office

UNIMAC s.r.l. is pleased to announce the hiring of two new professionals, who have joined UNIMAC’s mechanical design department.

Fabio Borgazzi, Senior Technical Manager, brings with him years of experience from the Industrial Automation Sector. Borgazzi’s strengths and expertise in cost control, problem solving and rapid realization of engineering designs, boosts UNIMAC’s ability to improve efficiency.

Lee Bernhardt Joins Nexstep Commercial Products

Nexstep Commercial Products, Exclusive Licensee of O-Cedar, is pleased to announce Lee Bernhardt has joined Nexstep as Director of Sales. Bernhardt will be overseeing the following areas: Metropolitan NYC, Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi and Tennessee as well North Carolina and South Carolina and the surrounding areas.

Bernhardt was born in New Jersey and attended Johnson & Wales University in Providence, Rhode Island, and SUNY Oswego in Oswego, New York. He started his career in sales management with Mima Towel and Supply, a microfiber manufacturer in New Jersey.

Nexstep Commercial Products Promotes Erin E. Busch

BUSCH PROMOTED TO NATIONAL DIRECTOR OF SALES AND MARKETING

Nexstep Commercial Products, Exclusive Licensee of O-Cedar, is happy to announce the promotion of Erin E. Busch to the position of National Director of Sales and Marketing. Busch has a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing from Wright State University, and she joined Nexstep in 2010 as the Sales and Marketing Administrator. In 2012, she advanced to the Director of Sales position. She has progressed in the company due to her high energy and commitment and the passion she brings to her job.