(VIRGINIA BEACH, VA – JULY 2014) – Agio-USA has promoted Barb Hunter to vice president, national accounts.
Bob Gaylord, president, Agio-USA, made the announcement. “Barb has successfully worked with countless retailers and her accomplishments have truly been outstanding. In recent years Barb has headed our company’s efforts with some of our largest national accounts.”
“Throughout my career, I’ve admired Agio-USA for being a leader in outdoor furniture. Working with Agio for the past 10 years in various retail channels – specialty, mass and clubs – has been an incredible experience and provided tremendous growth opportunities,” Hunter said. “This new position allows Agio-USA to provide the highest level of value to our customers.”
An industry veteran, Hunter has more than 35 years’ experience in the outdoor sector working with companies such as Sunbeam Outdoor Products and Wellington Home Products. She will continue to focus on Sam’s Club and Walmart Corporation’s domestic and international divisions. Hunter will continue to work in the Agio-USA office in Gallatin, Tenn.
Outside of work, Hunter enjoys reading, gardening and spending time with her grandchildren. She is also passionate about serving on the board of the Kristen Kay Hunter Memorial Scholarship Foundation. This non-profit organization was created in 2009 in memory of Hunter’s eleven-year-old granddaughter Kristen Kay who passed away due to complications of Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA). The foundation awards scholarships to high school seniors pursuing careers in education.