MISSISSAUGA, ON, June 14, 2022: Andrew Gladstone joined the organization as the new Vice President of Sales for the Retail Channel of M-D Canada on June 6, 2022. He will oversee the management of all sales functions for the retail and consumer segments of the Canadian Strategic Business Unit.
Gladstone joins M-D Canada from Onward Manufacturing, where he most recently served as Vice President of Sales for all customer channels. Prior to that, Gladstone worked with MTD Products supporting the Canadian mass retail team.
“I am excited to join the talented team at M-D Canada as we work collectively to support and delight our valued customer base across the Canadian marketplace,” said Gladstone about his recent appointment.
Gladstone carries considerable years of experience working in the consumer and retail sectors with major retailers in both Canada and the US. He plans to leverage his extensive knowledge and background with customers to achieve greater penetration with M-D PRO’s product lines and systems at all levels while providing support and guidance to the rest of the team.
“We are very excited to have Andrew Gladstone join our organization. As our business has grown, we recognize that our customers deserve the attention and support that only additional resources can bring,” commented Joe Comitale, President of M-D Canada, and M-D PRO.The recent restructuring of M-D into Strategic Business Units has necessitated that M-D Canada focuses its resources on sales and customer support.
“The goal for M-D Canada and all of M-D’s SBUs is to aggressively grow our businesses and make sure that we build a sustainable, long-term business model that can adapt to the changing markets and the new business environments we work in,” Comitale added. “The addition of Andrew Gladstone as the Vice President of Sales, Retail Channel, is a clear indication of our renewed focus and will us help achieve objectives while providing unparalleled support for our customer partners.”
About M-D Canada:
M-D Canada, a division of M-D Building Products, provides the broadest range of Floor Covering & Building Accessories in the industry. Contractors have used our flooring, tile, and stone installation accessories throughout North America since 1968. Categories include Floor Transitions, Ceramic Accessories, Underlayment & Waterproofing Systems, and Weatherization & Screen Solutions.
About M-D Building Products:
M-D Building Products, founded in 1920, serves diversified markets throughout North America including consumer retail and MRO, commercial flooring distributors, product manufacturers, and professional paint markets. M-D also designs, manufactures, and markets a range of residential and commercial weatherization products. Additionally, M-D produces and distributes a complete line of interior and exterior caulk marketed under the Tower Sealants brand. The M-D Building Products Strategic Business Units include M-D PRO and Canadian Consumer, M-D Consumer business unit, M-D Manufactured Solutions and Cardinal Aluminum, and M-D’s Shared Manufacturing Services.
The company is headquartered in Oklahoma City, where its primary manufacturing and distribution facilities are located. As a North American manufacturer, M-D Building Products also operates eleven additional manufacturing and distribution sites across the U.S., Canada, and Mexico.