Arrow Fastener Company, a leading manufacturer of manual and electric staples, nail guns, and glue and rivet tools, has named Roberto Izaguirre, vice president, sales.

Mr. Izaguirre has a unique combination of multicultural and multilingual skills, as well as broad sales and marketing experience. Just prior to receiving his new appointment, Mr. Izaguirre served as VP of international sales responsible for pursuing the addition of new distribution channels, new partners and new business opportunities for Arrow in Europe, the Pacific Rim, Asia and Latin America. In his new position, Mr. Izaguirre will be responsible for all domestic and international sales. Arrow® sells its products through home centers, mass merchants and specialized retailers.

Mr. Izaguirre will continue to report directly to Arrow Fastener President Gary DuBoff. “I am very excited to have Roberto leading our sales organization. His strong track record in international sales and category expertise are tremendous assets for Arrow as he continues to drive sales. He has the right combination of creativity and pragmatism to guide differentiated customer-focused solutions and integrated communications,” said DuBoff.

Prior to joining Arrow, Mr. Izaguirre was VP of sales and marketing for Signature Control Systems (previously L. R. Nelson Corporation, Peoria, Illinois), a manufacturer of professional underground irrigation products. He also was director general of México, Ace Hardware International. Ace Hardware Corporation is a cooperative of more than 5,100 independent retail stores located in all 50 states and U.S. territories, and more than 62 countries on six continents.

Mr. Izaguirre holds a Bachelor of Arts, University of Texas at Arlington. He is bilingual in English and Spanish. Mr. Izaguirre, his wife and four children live in Northern New Jersey.

Arrow Fastener Company, LLC manufactures manual, electric, and cordless fastening tools for building trade professional and do-it-yourself markets. The company offers manual and electric staple and nail guns, glue guns, rivet tools and hammer trackers, as well as staples, accessories, supplies, and replacement parts. Its products are used for various projects, such as general construction, household, carpet and hardsurface flooring, wiring and cable, upholstery, and arts and crafts projects. Arrow Fastener Company, LLC sells its products through home centers, mass merchants, and specialized retailers. The company was founded in 1929 and is based in Saddle Brook, New Jersey with a location in East Montreal, Canada. As of September 1, 1999, Arrow Fastener Company, LLC operates as a subsidiary of Masco Corporation. For more information, visit www.arrowfastener.com.

Source: Arrow Fastener

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