Marabu North America has hired Bob Keller as general manager. Keller previously worked as general manager for NanoPore Insulation, and prior to that, as senior director of Engineering and Technical Operations for Sawgrass Technologies, Inc.
Meyda Lighting has appointed Max Cohen to New England Area sales manager. Cohen will continue to serve as sales manager of Upstate New York and Meyda’s factory showroom in Yorkville, NY. In his new role, he will be in charge of working with lighting showrooms, electrical distributors, and specifiers throughout Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, Vermont, and Maine.
Mutoh America Inc. appoints Nick Gonzalez as customer field service engineer. Gonzalez will be responsible for technical support for resellers, the creation and update of service documentation, and cross training with other departments to familiarize Mutoh staff with product advances and features. He previously worked at The CAD Store as a large format service tech.
The Board of Directors of the National Commission for Directors of the National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO) has appointed industry leaders to serve the NCCCO Board during 2011-2012. J. Chris Ryan with Boh Bros. Construction has been elected as President. Joe Collins of Becht Engineering has been appointed as vice president. Thom Sicklesteel with Sicklesteel Cranes will serve as Secretary/Treasurer. John Kennedy of Manitowoc Crane Group assumes the position of Immediate Past President. Kerry Hulse of Deep South Crane & Rigging will serve as Chairman, Commissioners. Peter Juhren at Morrow Equipment Co. and Tim Watters at Hoffman Equipment are also newly elected to the board for three-year terms. Vinal George Bell and Dale Daul are also members of the board.
Priority Sign has promoted Ron D’Alessandro to chief executive officer. He will work with the entire company to continue growth. He has been with Priority Sign since 2001, when the company purchased his business, MTM Signs.
Relume Technologies has hired Ron Hall as regional sales director—Southeast. Hall will be responsible for the development and direction of Relume sale agencies in the southeastern US. Hall previously worked at Cree, Incorporated. Relume also hired William W. Nelson as director of Renovation Sales. Nelson previously served as Energy Services manager at Acuity Brands, Inc.Wireless Ronin Technologies has elected Kent Lillemoe and Howard Liszt to its Board of Directors. Lillemoe brings over 30 years of finance and financial management expertise with both public and private companies. Liszt brings 35 years of business management, marketing, and strategic communication leadership to his position