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Home goods retailer Home Décor Products has named David M. Waizer executive vice president of corporate development and general counsel, Pamela Graham senior vice president of advertising partnerships, and Hope Wolman vice president of marketing.
Home Décor Products Inc., an online retailer of kitchen and bath products, appliances, and related items for the home, has named three new senior level executives.
David M. Waizer has been appointed executive vice president of corporate development and general counsel. Waizer joins Home Décor Products from the International and Commercial Law Department at Avaya Inc., where he served in leadership positions teams of several business units and led negotiations with many of its top-tier Fortune 500 customers. Prior to Avaya, Waizer practiced corporate law at the firms Day Pitney LLP and Drinker, Biddle & Reath LLP.
Pamela Graham has been named senior vice president of advertising partnerships, a new position. Most recently, Graham served for four years as the national director of ad sales marketing for Discovery Networks where she was responsible for, among other things, marketing the Discovery brand and cable network programming to clients and advertising agencies. She also has held position with ABC and The Walt Disney Co.
Hope Wolman was named vice president of marketing. She has held senior marketing and development positions at multi-channel retailers including: Home Shopping Network, Limited Brands, WeddingChannel.com, and dELiA*s Inc.
All will report directly to CEO Michael Golden. “As the company continues on a rapid rise in growth the need to expand our roster with additional seasoned industry veterans has become clear,” Golden says. Home Décor Products is No. 107 in the Internet Retailer Top 500 Guide.