Andis® New Associates and Promotions
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Andis® Announces New Associates and Promotes Employees

Sturtevant, WI (June 2015) –Andis Company, a manufacturer of professional-grade grooming and styling tools for the barber, salon and animal grooming industries, as well as at-home consumers, has announced the following associate news:




Kevin Zlevor has been appointed Director of International Sales. In this newly created position, Zlevor will oversee the strategic development of key international markets for all Andis business divisions in order to accelerate growth. Prior to joining Andis, Zlevor was Global Sales Director at S.C. Johnson. He will report to Gary Stanczyk, VP of Sales.


Shawn MacLaren has been hired as National Sales Manager where he will be focusing on the company’s retail accounts. He is a consumer product sales and marketing leader with extensive multi-channel experience working with all retail channels including mass, club, specialty, home center, discount, military, drug and grocery. MacLaren joins Andis from Office Star Products where he was Director of Business Development. He will report to Gary Stanczyk, VP of Sales.


Tim Hamilton has been named Procurement Manager. In this role, he will work with Andis Company suppliers and vendors to reduce lead times and material costs while improving overall quality and profitability. Hamilton was a Senior Buyer with office products company, Fellowes Inc., prior to joining Andis. He will report to Iris Huang, VP of Supply Chain.


George Sieczka has been hired as Machine Shop Manager. Sieczka will oversee three machine shop supervisors and manage production through to finished product. He has more than 15 years’ experience adhering to lean manufacturing principles. He will be report to Tom George, VP of Operations.


Frank Bassing has been added as Andis Machine Shop Supervisor where he will oversee, train and coordinate a team of 35 associates in the machine shop. He holds more than three decades of experience in professional manufacturing and will be reporting to George Sieczka, Machine Shop Manager.




Jeno Stacy has been promoted to Material Handling Supervisor, where he will supervise and coordinate a team of seven associates in the material handling department. Stacy is a 17-year veteran of Andis Company and most recently held the position of Lead Material Handler. He will report to John Nielsen, Materials Manager.


Mike Monahan has been promoted to Tool Room Supervisor, reporting to Michael Stephans, Manufacturing Engineering Manager. His new responsibilities include project planning, managing tooling fixtures and machining, and providing layouts and direction to associates on all shifts. During his tenure, he has been a Tool and Die Maker and was previously promoted to Lead Tool and Die Maker.


Michael Lisiecki has been promoted to Assembly Supervisor from his previously held role of Production Planner. His new responsibilities include managing the assembly team at Andis which is comprised of approximately 50 associates. He will report to Keith Wischer, Assembly Manager.

About Andis Company

Andis Company, a family held business founded in 1922, is a leading manufacturer of handheld tools to trim, cut, curl, straighten and dry hair. The company's products are purchased in more than 90 countries by barbers and salon professionals, consumers, hotels, motels, resorts, small animal groomers and large animal groomers and shearers. To find a local distributor, call 800-558-9441 or visit