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Company Overview of The Hillman Group, Inc.

Company Overview

The Hillman Group, Inc. markets, packages, and distributes hardware-related products and merchandising services to retail markets in North America. The company offers fasteners, including nuts, bolts, washers, screws, anchors, and picture hanging items; zinc, chrome, and galvanized plated steel fasteners; stainless steel, brass, and nylon fasteners; and indoor and outdoor project fasteners for use in drywall and deck construction. It also provides keys, key duplication systems, and key accessories; code cutter units; and individual and/or packaged letters, numbers, signs, safety related products, and driveway markers, as well as sign accessories, such as sign frames. In addition, the company...

10590 Hamilton Avenue

Cincinnati, OH 45231

United States

Founded in 1964





Key Executives for The Hillman Group, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer, President, and Member of the Board of Directors
Age: 51
Executive Chairman
Age: 56
Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of Finance and Treasurer
Age: 48
President of The Hillman Group Canada ULC
Age: 61
Senior Vice President of National Accounts Sales and Service
Age: 47
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

The Hillman Group, Inc. Key Developments

Ajustco Expands North American Distribution Via Partnership with Hillman

Ajustco announced an exclusive distribution agreement with the Hillman Companies, Inc. and The Hillman Group, Inc. (collectively, Hillman) for its AjustLock line of innovative, adjustable barrel bolts and slide bolts. AjustLock launched in 2013, as Ajustco's product, and has since been recognized with industry awards for both product and packaging innovation.

The Hillman Companies, Inc. and The Hillman Group, Inc. Appoint Gregory Gluchowski, Jr. as President and Chief Executive Officer and Member of the Company's Board of Directors, Effective September 8

The Hillman Companies, Inc. and The Hillman Group, Inc. announced that hardware and home improvement veteran Gregory Gluchowski, Jr. has been named President and Chief Executive Officer and a member of the company's board of directors, effective September 8. Gluchowski joins Hillman after serving as President, Hardware & Home Improvement (HHI) of Spectrum Brands Holdings Inc. and a former division of Stanley Black and Decker. Since January 2010, Gluchowski has led the $1.2 billion HHI division that includes the Kwikset, Baldwin, Weiser, Pfister, Stanley, and National brands and he led the divestiture of the HHI business from SBD to Spectrum.

The Hillman Group, Inc. and The Hillman Companies, Inc. Announces Resignation of James P. Waters as Chief Executive Officer and Director

As previously announced on April 29, 2015, The Hillman Group, Inc. (Group") and The Hillman Companies, Inc. (the Registrant", and together with Group, Hillman") and James P. Waters, the Chief Executive Officer and Director of Hillman, agreed that, after a transition period, Mr. Waters would resign from his positions with Hillman to allow him to spend more time with his family. The effective date of Mr. Waters' resignation was June 30, 2015. Hillman's senior management team will work with Chairman Doug Cahill and Hillman's board of directors to ensure a smooth transition and to continue to execute on Hillman's existing business strategy. Hillman's board of directors is actively seeking a qualified replacement for a new Chief Executive Officer.

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