21294 Wed, 04/06/2011 - 10:53am
NORWALK, Conn.–Annette Garaghty has been promoted to vice president of sales and marketing at Wüsthof-Trident of America, Inc., a newly formed position at the company.
Garaghty continues to report directly to the company’s President of Sales and Marketing, Scott Severinson.
“We’re delighted to recognize Annette’s significant contributions to our organization’s growth and success in becoming a leading premier cutlery brand,” Severinson said. “As we continue to grow and expand sales and marketing efforts, Annette’s leadership skills, extensive experience, and passion for Wüsthof will be pivotal in reaching our goals.”
Garaghty is in charge of all marketing activities, including advertising and public relations campaigns. She is also the key sales account contact for Williams-Sonoma, the company’s largest retail customer. Garaghty will also continue to service other major accounts in cooperation with Severinson. Todd Myers remains vice president of sales.
Garaghty first joined Wüsthof in 1986 in customer service, and held various posts at the company before being appointed sales coordinator in 2004. Prior to her current promotion to vice president, Garaghty was director of sales and marketing for two years.