NEW YORK- Italian glass maker Bormioli Rocco has appointed Patrick Accorsi vice president of sales and marketing in North America. Accorsi, who started his position May 1, reports to Giancarlo Masini, business director, housewares unit, which is based in Italy.
Accorsi most recently served as vice president, sales at knife maker Zwilling J.A. Henckels. He has also worked at Oxo, Shop at Home Network and QVC.
Accorsi will work out of Bormioli’s New York offices and be responsible for all sales, product, and marketing activities in North America with the exception of the foodservice business .
Over the next few months, Bormioli will be launching several key initiatives which will be focused on the goal of further expanding the company’s North American business, the company said. Masini said, “All good plans start with good people and Patrick really strengthens the already talented team we have. He is as excited as we are about our plans for aggressive growth and expansion in North America and we all look forward to working with him and his team.”