LATICRETE has appointed Brian Divelbiss to the position of technical sales representative for the Indiana region. In his new position, Divelbiss will report to regional sales manager Walt Stivers, and will work to build and maintain LATICRETE distribution partnerships in Iowa, Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska. A native of Kansas City, Divelbiss comes to LATICRETE with extensive experience in the tile and stone industry, where he has previously worked for Dal-Tile, and most recently owned his own company, Precision Stoneworks, manufacturing custom concrete countertops and molds, as well as custom tile design and installation.
Bona US has hired Rob Johnson as regional sport manager for the Midwest region. Johnson will play a critical role in maintaining existing partnerships and increasing new business in the professional sports arena. Working closely with industry professionals and key departments at Bona, Johnson will be responsible for training, inventory, operating procedures and relationship management.
Johnson began his career as the owner of a full-service wood contracting company. Soon after, Johnson served as the designer and manager of Hoboken Floors Pro Shop in New York. Prior to joining Bona, Johnson was with Basic Coatings, where he started as the northeast regional manager and was soon promoted to the facilitator of the Basic Training program.
Gary DuBoff has been named president of Arrow Fastener Company, located in Saddle Brook, NJ. DuBoff joined Arrow Fastener from MASCO Bath, where he recently served as senior VP of sales at their Moorestown, NJ location. Prior to MASCO Bath, DuBoff served as VP of sales and marketing for American Shower & Bath, a Masco Company, since 1992.