BrassCraft, a leading manufacturer of plumbing products, announced the pending departure of its president, Todd Talbot.

BrassCraft, a leading manufacturer of plumbing products, announced the pending departure of its president, Todd Talbot. Talbot joined BrassCraft in 1988 as a sales manager for the Eastern region. In 1994, he was promoted to vice president of sales with sister company Alsons Corp. He was named president of Alsons in 1996. Talbot rejoined BrassCraft as president in 2002. In 2005, he assumed the dual presidency of BrassCraft and Alsons. Talbot is returning to his native California where he will be taking on a new challenge, as president of a business within the industrial and commercial building industry.

Effective immediately,Don Woody, currently the president of Liberty Hardware, will assume the role of president of BrassCraft/Alsons. Woody joined Masco in March 2000 as vice president of operations with Baldwin Hardware. Following the divesture of Baldwin, he served as the president of Weiser, Inc. from 2002-2004, the president of Alsons/Bath Unlimited from 2004-2005, and most recently, as the president of Liberty Hardware from 2005 through the present.

The full transition will be completed in the coming weeks.