[wpg width=”300″ height=”256″ align=”right”]February 27, 2013—Newell, WV—The Homer Laughlin China Company® (HLC Inc.) has announced the appointment of Gene Williamson to Vice President of Sales, Foodservice Division, for the HLC Inc. family of companies, including Homer Laughlin China; Hall China; and the Kenilworth Trading Company, the exclusive distributor of RAK Ceramics in the U.S. The announcement is effective immediately.
Gene brings HLC a lifetime of foodservice industry expertise and, in particular, a specific focus on tabletop and dinnerware. Most recently, Gene served as a Key Account Manager for Oneida. Prior to that, he managed The Williamson Group, a manufacturer’s representative firm that for 20 years specialized in tabletop for restaurants and hotels.
“We are pleased to welcome Gene to the HLC sales team,” says Joseph M. Wells III, President and CEO of HLC Inc. “He is adept at growing meaningful relationships with clients, and we are encouraging him to inspire through leadership while further extending HLC’s value to our top customers.”
About The Homer Laughlin China Company
The Homer Laughlin China Company® (HLC Inc.), founded in 1871, is the largest remaining domestic tableware manufacturer in the United States. HLC Inc. is proud to lead the way in both product sales volume and in creating American manufacturing jobs. Homer Laughlin China, Kenilworth/RAK, and Hall China comprise the HLC Inc. family of companies, and its diverse range of lead-free commercial dinnerware meets every conceivable need for today’s discerning chefs and restaurateurs. Setting the tone—not just the table—is at the heart of the HLC commitment to its customers. For more information, please contact the Homer Laughlin China Co., 672 Fiesta Drive, Newell, WV 26050. Phone: (800) 452-4462. Fax: (304) 387-0593. Web: www.hlchina.com. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.