CertaPro Appoints Emi Takeda to Project Coordinator
CertaPro Painters Commercial Services, North America’s largest commercial painting contractor, has appointed Emi Takeda to the position of Project Coordinator for the Midwest United States. In her new position, Takeda will work with the estimating team, sales, vendors and each client in her territory, ensuring the timely and smooth completion of CertaPro commercial painting projects.
Takeda will be able to utilize her vast experience in project coordination, sales, service and design to help CertaPro’s commercial clients reduce cost and cycle times on painting projects. Takeda will be coordinating project specifications and scopes while maintaining the high level of customer and contractor satisfaction that CertaPro is known for in the retail, hospitality and restaurant industries.
Takeda is currently completing her Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology from York University. She comes to CertaPro Painters from The Home Depot Canada where she served as a kitchen designer and a flooring and decor specialist.
Whole Foods Names Senior Global VP
Austin, Texas Whole Foods Market promoted its Southern Pacific regional president, Michael Besancon, to the newly created position of senior global VP of purchasing, distribution and marketing for the company. Besancon will be responsible for leading the development and execution of strategies for procurement, distribution and marketing of products.
Besancon began working at Whole Foods Market in 1994 when he joined the team as director of purchasing for the Southern Pacific region. He worked his way up serving in various roles, and became president of the Southern Pacific region in 2001.
A.C. Moore Names CFO
Berlin, N.J. A.C. Moore Arts & Crafts has appointed Michael G. Zawoysky to serve as executive VP and CFO. Zawoysky has served as the company’s VP of financial planning and analysis since March 2007 and acting CFO since June 2008.
Prior to joining A.C. Moore, he served in various positions with Foot Locker, Inc., most recently as executive VP and CFO of Foot Locker Europe from April 2004 to September 2006, COO of FootLocker.com from March 2003 to April 2004 and CFO of FootLocker.com from November 2000 to March 2003.