Foodservice Equipment Reports

Homer Laughlin Welcomes Back Drake To Head Western Regional Sales

Mary Ellen Drake has returned to the Homer Laughlin China Co. as the Newell, W.Va., firm’s western regional sales manager. Drake had served in the same capacity from 1993-2005, when she left to become a tabletop brand manager at a Southern California rep firm. 

Drake is responsible for landing many of HLC’s West Coast accounts, and as part of her regional manager post, she will establish regional sales objectives as well as maintain and expand the current customer base. HLC brands include Homer Laughlin, Hall China and the Kenilworth Trading Co., the exclusive distributor of RAK Ceramics in the United States.