Dan Lipman


BonaKemi USA has named Dan Lipman regional distribution manager for the western region. An 11-year veteran of the flooring industry, Lipman was most recently publisher of Floor Covering Installer magazine by BNP Media, the same company that publishes NFT. He will work with BonaKemi distributors to support programs directed at the company's line of floor finishing and floor care products.

In addition, the company has added Dennis Savage as sports sales manager for the western region. Savage's previously experience includes work as a school's athletic director in Santa Rosa, Calif., and many years in the janitorial distribution industry, specializing in sport floor finishes.

Expanko has announced that Christopher Capobianco of Flooring Answers will be providing technical services to the company. As a fourth-generation floor covering specialist, Capobianco brings a wealth of experience to his role. He is also a regular columnist for FCI and its sister magazine, National Floor Trends.

President of MAPEI Americas, Nick Di Tempora has been named to the Dean's Executive Council at the Florida Atlantic University School of Business. As the senior executive of MAPEI, which is based in South Florida, Di Tempora will relate his experiences to students, and periodically sit in as Executive in Residence at the university.