September 16, 2008
Weiler Corp., Cresco, Pa., has promoted Chris Weiler to president and COO and added Jim McDaniel as vice president of sales and marketing.
Weiler is responsible for sales, marketing, and operations. Preceding President and CEO Dick Gommel continues to serve as CEO, and Karl Weiler continues to serve as chairman of the board.
Before joining the company, Weiler was a product manager for Constellation brands, an international producer and marketer of wine, beer, and spirits. With Weiler Corp., he served most recently as executive vice president of sales and marketing. He has an M.B.A. from the University of Rochester and a bachelor's degree in economics from Skidmore College.
Most recently McDaniel was vice president of marketing and business development at Cooper Industries. He has an M.B.A. from the University of Phoenix and a bachelor's degree in industrial distribution engineering from Texas A&M.
Weiler Corp. manufactures power and abrasive nylon brushes, abrasives, and maintenance products.