St. Louis, Mo—Jon Vrabely, President and CEO of Huttig Building Products, Inc., has named Ken Schmitt as Regional Vice President of the Northeast. In his new role, Ken will be responsible for the following Huttig locations: Augusta and Saco, ME, Newington, CT, Taunton, MA, Hooksett, N.H., and Selkirk, N.Y.
Ken started his career with Huttig as a trainee in Tulsa, OK, in 1992. He graduated from Western New England College with a bachelor’s degree in government and has worked in sales, sales management and general management positions in Florida and Ohio. Relocating to New Hampshire in 2004, Ken became general manager of the Hooksett branch and in 2007, he was promoted to District Manager.
Replacing Ken Schmitt as new general manager of the Hooksett facility is Vin DiBiasio, who joins Huttig after 16 years with Shaw’s Supermarkets, where he held various operations roles, most recently as District Manager. Vin resides in Haverhill, Mass.
“I am excited that Vin has joined the Huttig management team and look forward to working with him,” said Ken Schmitt. “His understanding of the distribution business and experience in operations will greatly benefit our sales network and our customers.”
News release provided by Huttig Building Products, Inc.