Epoca International has named Jack Hooe the company’s new vp/sales, a newly-created role for the company. Hooe joins the team from Groupe SEB.
Hooe comes to the company in a newly created sales leadership role after leaving his post as vp/sales at Groupe SEB. During the past 15 years with Groupe SEB, he successfully leveraged his business acumen, leadership skills and consumer product experience to lead and grow a large portfolio of housewares brands such as All-Clad, T-fal and Lagostina, noted Epoca.
At Epoca, he will oversee the e-commerce sales strategy, leveraging the support of the company’s strategic marketing partners, including Buzzfeed and Meredith Corporation, among other responsibilities.
“Jack will help strengthen the Epoca team’s passion for entrepreneurial endeavors. He will help lead customer category management initiatives focused on meeting consumers’ needs for innovative products and brands. We will leverage his experiences to support our retail partners and rapidly grow our business. We are excited to welcome him to our team to help drive further growth for our business. His addition to the team will allow us to expand distribution to a variety of new channels,” said Brian Melzer, president of Epoca International.