Caesarstone is pleased to announced that the National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) has named Ken Williams as its 2023 Board Secretary / Treasurer. Williams joined the organization, the leading trade association for the kitchen and bath industry and owner of the Kitchen and Bath Industry Show (KBIS), at the beginning of 2022 for a four-year term.
In announcing the 2023 Board line-up, Bill Darcy, NKBA CEO said, “As NKBA helps to drive the kitchen and bath industry forward in North America as well as establish a global presence, we’re very pleased several of our current board members have first-hand experience in the international market, which is invaluable to the NKBA as we continue to grow around the world. We are grateful to our board for their commitment to this industry and their invaluable insights.”
In other 2023 Board of Directors officer announcements from NKBA: Jan Heck, President and CEO of Miele USA, was elected NKBA Board Chair and Kristen Elder, Vice President of Residential Builder & Showrooms, Ferguson Enterprises, has been elected Vice Chair.
“It is the honor of a lifetime to be a part of the NKBA Board,” said Williams. “The work it does to further our industry and educate the next generation of talent is invaluable. I look forward to the coming year as we celebrate the organization’s 60th anniversary and help ensure the future continues to be bright and successful.”
Williams joined Caesarstone in 2016 as president of Caesarstone Canada, before being promoted in 2019 to president of Caesarstone North America, a newly created region that combined the U.S. and Canadian operations. Previously, he held various senior executive-level positions, including Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing in several Masco Corporation divisions and general management roles at Fortune Brands, Redhill Company Ltd., and Thorn Stevenson Kellogg Management Consultants.