ROSEMONT, Ill.–Jeff Siegel, president and chief executive officer of Lifetime Brands, has been elected chairman of the board of directors of the International Housewares Association.
In addition, Steven Fraser, chairman and CEO of Wilton Products, and James Joseph, president and CEO of Oneida, have been elected as new directors, with terms beginning on Oct. 1.
Robert Trudeau, chairman of Trudeau, has also been elected vice chairman/chairman elect, and Bruce Kaminstein, president of Casabella Holdings, treasurer of the board.
Leaving the board are Matthew Andis, president of Andis Co., and James Glenn, president and CEO of Whitney Design. Re-elected to a second three-year term were Mark Eichhorn, president and CEO of Anchor Hocking Co.; Barry Harper, president and CEO of Harper Brush Works; Kaminstein; and Karl Pfitzenreiter, board member of Zwilling J.A. Henckels USA. Marty Armstrong, vice president of sales for KitchenAid, was named to the board’s executive committee.