Stauf Adhesives has appointed Bob Chananie to the position of northeast regional sales director. Chananie is a 32-year veteran of the floor covering trade in the New England area, having served as vice president for Gardner Distributing for six years and most recently serving as NE Regional Manager for Elias Wilf Corp. Chananie is already in his territory and can be reached at (201) 316-4964 or at bob.chananie@staufusa.com.