Trepp to Succeed Morecroft as President, CEO of Hamilton Beach
November 12, 2009,
CLEVELAND-Gregory Trepp will succeed Michael Morecroft as president and chief executive officer of Hamilton Beach when Morecroft retires on Dec. 31.
Trepp, who has been with Hamilton Beach since 1996, is currently interim president and CEO of sister company The Kitchen Collection, and will continue as CEO when he assumes charge over Hamilton Beach. According to a statement from NACCO Industries, parent of both Hamilton Beach and Kitchen Collection, he will also become a member of the Hamilton Beach's board of directors.
On Jan. 1, 2010, Robert LeBrun will become president of Kitchen Collection. LeBrun is currently Kitchen Collection's head of marketing.
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