BOCA RATON, Fla., Dec. 4, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Q.E.P. Co., Inc. (OTC:QEPC.PK) announced today the appointment of Mr. Brian Kura as its new Executive Vice President.
Brian joins us after spending the last 16 years at the Scotts Miracle-Gro Company. Most recently Brian was President of Scotts LawnService. In this role Brian had full P&L responsibility over this $300 million do-it-for-me segment of the business. Prior to LawnService Brian held the position of Senior Vice President of Sales where he had a proven track record of delivering revenue and profit growth across multiple customers and channels. The customer base and channels of distribution align well with the QEP customer base.
Brian graduated from the University of Arizona and also has an MBA from Duke's FUQUA School of Business.
Lewis Gould, Chairman of Q.E.P., commented, "With the addition of Brian to our Q.E.P. team we look forward to the challenges of tomorrow as we grow."
Brian will be headquartered in our Boca Raton, Florida facility.
Q.E.P. Co., Inc., founded in 1979, is a world class, worldwide provider of innovative, quality and value-driven flooring and industrial solutions. As a leading worldwide manufacturer, marketer and distributor QEP delivers a comprehensive line of hardwood flooring, flooring installation tools, adhesives and flooring related products targeted for the professional installer as well as the do-it-yourselfer. In addition the company provides industrial tools with cutting edge technology to all of the industrial trades. Under brand names including QEP®, ROBERTS®, Capitol®, Harris®Wood, Homelux®, TileRite®, Nupla®, HISCO®, Ludell®, Vitrex®, Plasplugs, PRCI®, Porta-Nails® and Elastiment®, the Company markets over 7,000 products. The Company sells its products to home improvement retail centers, specialty distribute on outlets, municipalities and industrial solution providers in 50 states and throughout the world.
CONTACT: Q.E.P. Co., Inc. Lawrence Levine Senior Vice President and General Counsel 561-994-5550Source:Q.E.P. Co., Inc.