HENDERSONVILLE, N.C.—Dur Staten has been appointed senior product manager for Manual Woodworkers & Weavers.
Staten has thus assumed responsibility for new product development in the company’s gift and home division and national-account product needs. Staten also oversees Manual Woodworkers’ catalog-marketing initiatives for “Manual Gift and Home,” “Inspirational Catalog” and “Izzy,” the company’s baby and child catalog. Staten reports to Molly Sherrill, part owner of Manual Woodworkers and senior vice president of marketing and product development.
Staten succeeds Susan Hardy, who has left the company. Before joining Manual Woodworkers, Staten was national product manager and creative lead for Midwest-CBK.