Meyer Corp. has announced the promotion of Darrin Johnston to senior vp/sales at Meyer Corp. U.S., a newly created position.
Johnston’s new role will encompass sales responsibilities for all brands. Johnston will continue to report to the company’s managing director, Jay Zilinskas.
Prior to his promotion, Johnston was vp/sales of the Gourmet Division at Meyer Corp. U.S. for five years. Brands under the Gourmet Division include Circulon, Anolon, BonJour, KitchenAid Cookware and Rachael Ray. In his new position, Johnston will continue to oversee the Gourmet Division and also be responsible for the Farberware Division, which includes Farberware Cookware and Bakeware, Paula Deen and SilverStone Cookwar
Vincent Siano, vp/sales for the Farberware Division will report to Johnston.
“We’re proud to recognize Darrin’s management and sales skills with his promotion to senior vice president,” said Zilinskas. “Darrin’s promotion also speaks to our anticipation of continued growth at Meyer, and our belief that in today’s consolidated retail environment, having all sales funneled to one person provides greater synergies, efficiencies, and ultimately better servicing of our retail partners.”
An 11-year veteran at Meyer Corp. U.S., Johnston first joined the company in 1998 as an account executive for the Southeast region.