Channellock names DeArment VP/sales and marketing, board member

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Channellock announced that Ryan W. DeArment has been named vice president of sales and marketing, and also appointed as a member of the board. Most recently, DeArment served as director of marketing for the 123-year-old hand tool manufacturer.

In his new role, DeArment will manage the sales activities of all domestic and international sales and marketing personnel, continue to build relationships with domestic and international customers, and develop and implement marketing and advertising programs that enhance the Channellock brand and sales of the Meadville, Pa.-based company’s products.

In his previous role as director of marketing, DeArment had worldwide responsibility for the marketing of Channellock products and managed national accounts, including The Home Depot, Lowe’s, Sears/Kmart, Snap-On, Mac Tools, Cornwell Tools and Ideal Industries.