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VERNON HILLS, Ill.–Trisha Cardin has joined Focus Kitchen Group, a subsidiary of Focus Products Group, in the new position of director of marketing. Reporting to Mike Otterman, president of Focus Kitchen Group, Cardin will oversee the development and execution of a brand building strategy to redefine Amco Houseworks and Chicago Metallic as premium housewares brands through packaging, consistent product design and direct-to-consumer communication, a release said.
Cardin was most recently director of global marketing, research, industrial design and packaging for the hand tool company, Stanley Works. She has also served as product manager for Applica’s Food Preparation business, creating new products for the Black & Decker brand and developing award-winning marketing programs.