WOOD STONE ANNOUNCES MANAGEMENT SHIFTS
Wood Stone Corp. founders Keith Carpenter and Harry Hegarty are taking on new posts—Carpenter as CEO, and Hegarty as COO—and passing on some day-to-day management responsibilities to company veterans. Kurt Eickmeyer has been named president-sales and marketing and Wade Bobb president-engineering, manufacturing and IT. Phil Eaton will assume Eickmeyer’s former role as v.p.-sales and marketing. Jackie Van Zwol has the new title of v.p.-consultant champion and team building. Merrill Bevan becomes v.p.-international sales and team building. Tim Tracy and Justin Mitchell will continue in their respective roles as v.p,-manufacturing and v.p.-finance. The oven and cooking equipment maker is based in Bellingham, Wash.