News Releases

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Oct
12
2022
Apex Tool Group Names James G. Booth as SVP, Global OpEx and Supply Chain
Charlotte, NC – October 12, 2022 – Apex Tool Group today announced the appointment of James G. Booth to SVP, Global OpEx and Supply...Continue Reading
Oct
12
2022
Apex Tool Group Names James G. Booth as SVP, Global OpEx and Supply Chain

Charlotte, NC – October 12, 2022 – Apex Tool Group today announced the appointment of James G. Booth to SVP, Global OpEx and Supply Chain.

Booth is an accomplished supply chain and global operations leader with over 27 years of experience at prominent consumer products and industrial companies like VF Corporation, Heritage Home Group, Newell Rubbermaid, and Ford Motor Company. He most recently served as the Chief Operating Officer and Chief Information Officer at Corsicana Mattress Company, where he was responsible for distribution, manufacturing operations, supply chain, strategic...

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Aug
18
2022
Apex Tool Group Announces Pete Dyke as SVP, Chief Human Resource Officer
Apex Tool Group Announces Pete Dyke as SVP, Chief Human Resource...Continue Reading
Aug
18
2022
Apex Tool Group Announces Pete Dyke as SVP, Chief Human Resource Officer

Apex Tool Group Announces Pete Dyke as SVP, Chief Human Resource Officer

Charlotte, NC – August 15, 2022 – Apex Tool Group today announced the appointment of Pete Dyke to SVP, Chief Human Resource Office. He will serve on the Executive Leadership Team and report directly to Jim Roberts, Chief Executive Officer. Dyke will commence his duties on Monday, August 22.

Dyke has over twenty years of executive HR leadership experience with prominent brands like General Electric, Pentair and Innovative Water Care. He most recently served as the CHRO of Hillenbrand, Inc...

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May
13
2022
Apex Tool Group Announces William A. Burke III as SVP and President of North American Hand Tools
Sparks, MD — May 13, 2022 – Apex Tool Group today announced the appointment of William A. Burke III to SVP, and President of North American Hand Tools (NAHT). Burke will commence his duties on Monday, May...Continue Reading
May
13
2022
Apex Tool Group Announces William A. Burke III as SVP and President of North American Hand Tools

Sparks, MD — May 13, 2022 – Apex Tool Group today announced the appointment of William A. Burke III to SVP, and President of North American Hand Tools (NAHT). Burke will commence his duties on Monday, May 16.

Burke is a seasoned tool industry executive with 37 years of leadership experience in consumer and industrial products. He was most recently the Chief Operating Officer of Newell Brands, where he was responsible for managing a $10 billion portfolio of global businesses. Prior to his tenure at Newell, Bill spent 20 years at Black & Decker in several executive management...

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Feb
21
2022
Apex Tool Group CMO Sets Retirement Date; Rich Mathews Appointed new CMO
Sparks, MD – February 21, 2022 – Apex Tool Group today announced the retirement plans of current Chief Marketing Officer Bob Heisner. Heisner joined ATG in July 2016 and was named CMO in October 2020. In his time with ATG, Heisner helped build...Continue Reading
Feb
21
2022
Apex Tool Group CMO Sets Retirement Date; Rich Mathews Appointed new CMO

Sparks, MD – February 21, 2022 – Apex Tool Group today announced the retirement plans of current Chief Marketing Officer Bob Heisner. Heisner joined ATG in July 2016 and was named CMO in October 2020. In his time with ATG, Heisner helped build ATG’s six flagship brands, APEX®, Cleco®, Crescent®, GEARWRENCH®, SATA® and Weller® and repositioned Cleco as a master brand. His leadership served him well through the development of key business processes and ATG’s Digital Center of Excellence.

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