Howes Lubricator adds new VP of marketing

Phil Colacchio has been hired as the new vice president of marketing for Howes Lubricator.

In his new role, Colacchio will lead product and marketing strategies for the 98 year old company.

“Standish Executive Search worked with Howes Lubricator to find the candidate that would have a similar customer-focused approach, combined with the ability to obtain results in moving the company toward its sales and growth objectives,” says Kelley Small, principal of Standish Executive Search. “We recommended Phil Colacchio to Howes Lubricator based on his strong track record in both sales and marketing coupled with his hands-on approach.”

Colacchio is a strategist with fifteen years of experience in marketing, most recently as director of global marketing for Titleist Golf Gear. His strategic planning abilities are complemented by a strong consideration and understanding of consumer value creation and entrepreneurial spirit. Prior work includes companies such as Newell Rubermaid and ACCO Brands among others.

“We are thrilled to have Phil Colacchio join our team, and we believe his track record of success speaks to his ability to bring about measurable results for Howes Lubricator,” says Erika Howes, vice president of business development at Howes Lubricator. “As a 98-year old company, we are constantly striving to find new ways to serve our customers, and Standish really understood that we were looking for someone who would fit into our culture while also helping us to grow our revenue and profitability. We are confident Standish has found the right person to help us grow our business.”

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