Ames Taping Tools, the leading provider of automatic taping and finishing tools, supplies, and training to the professional drywall finishing industry, has hired Doug Denard as its new regional vice president of the West Region, effective October 13. Denard brings with him nearly three decades of experience in the equipment rental industry from HERC Rentals, where he held various senior-level leadership roles.
“I am excited to join Ames in this role and very much look forward to working with the Ames team to grow the business and enhance the customer experience,” said Denard. “The company culture and focus on customer service are first-rate and I look forward to utilizing my experience to further amplify the Ames brand.”
“We are very excited to welcome Doug to the Ames team,” said Matt Ladd, vice president of stores. “Throughout his career, Doug has shown himself to be an extraordinary leader with a proven track record. His years of experience in rental and sales, as well as his focus on the customer experience at the store level, make him an excellent addition to our organization.”
Ames Taping Tools, based in Stone Mountain, Ga., is No. 85 on the RER 100.