ATLANTA -- HD Supply today announced Gary Landress has joined the company as the new president of Crown Bolt, effective July 5. Landress is a key member of the Crown Bolt executive team and will report to Joe Izganics, senior vice president of HD Supply.
“We are extremely pleased to welcome Gary to our leadership team,” said Joe Izganics, senior vice president, HD Supply. “He brings 35 plus years of industry experience from leading companies that will help us drive continued growth, efficiency and accelerate performance across the entire Crown Bolt organization.”
Gary joins Crown Bolt, from Fu Hsing Americas, a Taiwanese door lock manufacturing company, where he served for 13 years as senior vice president in charge of U.S. operations, supporting top-tier customers. Prior to Fu Hsing Americas, he held senior executive roles with Test Rite, Titon Industries, Mr. HOW and Triangle Home Products. In these positions, he has led Operations, Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Sourcing, Sales, Merchandising, Marketing and Product/Package Design. Throughout his career, Landress has excelled in optimizing sales, profits and growth; supporting major big-box retailers, co-op hardware organizations and independent hardware companies. Landress has engaged in significant negotiations with global suppliers throughout Asia.
“Landress extensive sales background and experience will be a tremendous addition to the Crown Bolt team,” added Izganics.
Landress will replace Jon Michael Adinolfi as president of Crown Bolt, who has left the organization to pursue other opportunities.