COMMERCE, Calif.–Gibson Overseas has named Candace LaRotonda as cookware sales development manager, where she will focus on new cookware business development and manage key accounts.
Most recently serving as national account manager for Meyer Corp., LaRotonda has spent 25 years in the housewares industry, in management positions with companies such as World Kitchen and Tramontina USA.
“I’m excited to explore and secure retail possibilities with Gibson’s wonderful cookware program,” LaRotonda said. “There is an abundance of opportunities in the market. I look forward to exploring them and creating those relationships.”
She will also concentrate on Gibson’s Colorsplash collection. “Cookware under Gibson’s licensed brands will be another great opportunity,” she said. “I’m thrilled to be working on the Sunbeam and Oster brands. These fantastic brands have a solid consumer acceptance.”