The Oneida Group has named Sean Gibson as its vice president of marketing and product innovation, as the tabletop and kitchen solutions provider continues to bolster its leadership team.
Gibson, who has an extensive background in brand management and consumer product marketing, has served since 2017 as the company’s director of marketing and innovation.
Since assuming the role, Gibson has worked to reorganize the marketing team to increase focus on category expertise within each brand to leverage The Oneida Group’s expansive product portfolio across multiple categories to drive growth and innovation.
Gibson said: “This is an exciting time to be at The Oneida Group as we look to leverage our extensive industry expertise to accelerate innovation and build on the strengths of the Oneida and Anchor Hocking brands.
“This will help propel growth as we reclaim a dominant position across key market categories.”
Prior to joining The Oneida Group, Gibson spent nearly 20 years at Procter & Gamble where he led the growth and evolution of some of the world’s most well-known brands.
His promotion follows three key leadership appointments made within the past few months.
Bert Filice was named president and chief sales and marketing officer, Mike Hanson was named senior vice president of sourcing and Mark Cymanski became vice president of procurement.
Mark Eichhorn, CEO of The Oneida Group, said: “Sean brings a wealth of experience to the role, having been instrumental in elevating the Anchor Hocking and Oneida brands using consumer insights to drive purposeful, strategic innovation and advertising.
“With the Oneida and Anchor Hocking retail businesses now reunited under one umbrella, he is well positioned to lead the department’s efforts to continue reinvigorating these great brands.”
The Oneida Group provides tabletop and kitchen solutions to the foodservice industry and is comprised of the following companies: Oneida, Anchor Hocking and Fire-King. Anchor Hocking, LLC is a subsidiary of The Oneida Group.