The Carmon Group Places Garth Stapleton as Group Director – Materials & Transportation with A.O. Smith Corporation

The Carmon Group is pleased to announce that Garth Stapleton has joined the A.O. Smith Corporation as Group Director – Materials & Transportation. This role reports directly to the SR. Vice President – Manufacturing & Supply Chain. Garth will have direct oversight for the management of all logistics, distribution and material requirement planning (MRP) activities for the organization.

Prior to joining the A.O. Smith Corporation, Garth was employed by Newell Rubbermaid since his undergraduate degree in Logistics & Transportation was obtained from the University of Tennessee in 2001. Garth’s roles over the last thirteen years included key Management assignments in Distribution, Traffic, Logistics, and most recently Supply Chain for a $1.3B business segment under the Newell Rubbermaid umbrella.

About A.O. Smith Corporation ( A.O. Smith is a global leader applying innovative technology and energy-efficient solutions to products marketed worldwide. The company is the leading manufacturer of residential and commercial water heating equipment. With manufacturing operations in the United States, Canada, Mexico, China, India, and Europe, A.O. Smith has the global reach to serve customers worldwide. The company is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol AOS.

Chris Calogeras was the search consultant managing this project. The Carmon Group is a Cleveland, Ohio-based, entrepreneurial, retained search firm. Our firm has a consistent track record for delivering the highest quality services which have a measurable and significant ROI on our clients’ businesses. We selectively partner with the best growth businesses throughout the United States. Our Leadership Team has over 75 years’ of combined experience in retained search.