Lasco Bathware Appoints New President
Bath fixture manufacturer Lasco Bathware ( www.lascobathware.com), a division of Tomkins Industries, recently appointedGary Andersonas its new president. In his new position, Anderson will oversee more than 2,000 employees in nine locations across the United States. He will be responsible for positioning the company for growth as the housing market stabilizes.
Anderson brings extensive experience in a variety of diverse manufacturing businesses and has held several senior-level management positions throughout his 20-year career. Before joining Lasco, Anderson was the vice president of operations, acting vice president and general manager for Lennox Hearth Products, a manufacturer of indoor and outdoor fireplaces. During his time at Lennox, the company experienced significant growth.
From 2001 to 2004, Anderson was director of business excellence and a Six Sigma master black belt at Heatcraft Worldwide Refrigeration. Heatcraft is a subsidiary of Lennox International, providing climate-control solutions for commercial and industrial applications in more than 70 countries. Before joining Heatcraft, Anderson spent several years in management positions at Prestolite Wire Corp.
Anderson received his bachelor of business administration in management from Valdosta State University and was a sergeant in the United States Marine Corps.