Manufacturing: GREGORY H. TREPP
PRESIDENT and CEO, HAMILTON BEACH BRANDS HOLDING CO., GLEN ALLEN
Trepp joined Hamilton Beach in 1996 as director of marketing, holding multiple senior leadership and executive leadership positions in the company’s consumer, international and commercial divisions. Before becoming president and CEO in 2017, he was president and CEO of its Hamilton Beach Brands Canada Inc. and Hamilton Beach Brands Inc. subsidiaries and CEO of its Kitchen Collection LLC subsidiary. Outside work, he serves on the board of trustees for The Steward School, a private day school in Richmond.
Hamilton Beach Brands established a new strategic initiative in 2021 to expand its participation in the fast-growing home health and wellness market, introducing new products in the air purification, water filtration and home medical categories. Through an exclusive multiyear trademark licensing agreement with The Clorox Co., they’ll develop, source, market and distribute a line of Clorox-branded premium air purifiers. This year, Hamilton Beach also reached an exclusive multiyear trademark licensing agreement with Brita LP for countertop water appliances. Through an agreement with HealthBeacon plc, Hamilton Beach became the exclusive marketer/distributor in the U.S. and Canada for a new smart tool for managing injectable medications at home.
EDUCATION: University of Richmond (bachelor’s degree), University of Connecticut (MBA)