WWRD Appoints Fencel V.P. Sales
June 7, 2010,
NEW YORK-WWRD, parent company of Waterford, Wedgwood and Royal Doulton, has appointed Rick Fencel, vice president of sales for independents, special markets & channels within the United States.
Previously Fencel served as the chief executive officer for Lladro USA and the vice president of sales at Royal Doulton USA. He is a 25-year veteran of the tabletop and home decor industry. His previous experience includes management roles with Goebel of North America, Mikasa, The San Francisco Music Box Company and The Museum Company.
"We are extremely excited to welcome Rick on board at WWRD knowing his long-standing reputation for delivering extraordinary service and bringing creative business solutions to the table," Craig said.
While Fencel will focus on independent retailers and special channels, WWRD has also appointed Lucas Updegraph as vice president of sales for national accounts.