Jeff Leone

MAPEIhas tappedJeff Leoneas director of strategic marketing. Previously, he helped establish an automotive business for BASF/Basell in China, which included overseeing the creation of a production facility and setting up a technical and sales organization for the mainland.

Ken Duquette

Ken Duquettehas been namedLATICRETE’stechnical sales rep for north and central Florida. His primary focus will be on building and maintaining LATICRETE’s sales and customer relations in the Orlando and Jacksonville regions.

Joshua Pouliot

Best Tile Distributors of New Englandhas promoted Joshua Pouliotto location manager of its Dedham, Mass., facility. He has been with the company since 2002, and has held various positions within.

Timothy Maiurihas joinedPro Tile & Pro Specas regional manager for the New England territory. Based in Boston, Maiuri brings more than 25 years of industry-related experience to his new position.

Vitromexhas made several changes to its personnel to “better manage, serve and grow” the U.S. market’s demands. As a result,Luciano Portillahas been named Manufacturas Vitromex Mexico and Vitromex USA ceo;Sergio Cardenas, former President of Vitromex USA, has left the company to start his own business;Rafael Beveridohas been appointed Vitromex/GIS Holding cfo;Juan Jose de los Santoshas been named quality manager;Jorge Marquezis the new inventory manager; andBrandon Dahlbois onboard as national accounts manager.