MARKHAM, Ont. - Panel products manufacturer Arauco has says John Verzino has accepted the position of National Sales Manager, TFL.
 
Verzino's new role begins May 1. He will report directly to Kevin Shotbolt, the Vice President, Sales and Marketing who is based in Markham, Ontario. Recent appointments by Shotbolt include Phil Pierot to national particleboard sales manager; and Al Murray to head MDF sales
 
TFL, or thermally fused laminate panels, are a core business for Arauco, one in which the company has become the industry leader, and the only integrated manufacturer with plants in both Canada and the United States. 
 
As TFL national sales manager, Verzino's extensive background in design and printing, along with his numerous sales management positions within the organization during his 25 years with the company, will serve him in this new position.
 
A graduate of Canisius College, Verzino is based near Charlotte, North Carolina, and is a member of the Composite Panel Association, Arauco says he will also have a leadership role for the TFL sales volumes and distribution structure for the company's Grayling, Michigan plant scheduled for mid-2018 start-up.