Epoca International Names Ivan Guarin as Director of Sales, Midwest Region

Boca Raton, FL – January 12, 2017 – Housewares supplier Epoca International has named Ivan Guarin as a Director of Sales for the Midwest Region of the United States.

“Mr. Guarin will be a major contributor to the sales efforts made here at Epoca International, Brian Melzer, President of Epoca International, said. We hope to utilize his passion and extensive experience in the housewares industry to aide with new relationships and to nurture existing ones.”

Most recently, Guarin was the Vice President of Sales for Nordicware for over 10 years, where he gained experience in all retail channels, product development and retail strategy. At Nordicware, he built strong collaborative programs with key national retailers to face competition by delivering improved consumer experiences. Before Nordicware, Guarin was a buyer for Target, where he introduced Scrapbooking and managed a $150 million business. He has a proven track record that will be valuable in meeting the company’s upcoming initiatives.

“I am confident Ivan will be an excellent fit for this position and a strong asset to the team, Melzer said. I am looking forward to his continued exposure in the housewares business, as well as his fresh take on our business.”