Dickson, Tenn.—American OEM has appointed Todd Braun as chief operating officer and Allie Finkell as vice president of administration.
Braun comes to American OEM from the financial industry after holding positions around the world as group controller with Terex Corp. He entered the wood products industry with Foley Marten as general manager, Aacer Flooring as COO, and group manager of the Zickgraf Solid Flooring Group at Shaw Industries.
“Todd brings a wealth of financial and manufacturing knowledge to our team, and as COO he is positioned to lead American OEM to our goal of being the top supplier of beautiful, responsible, enduring hardwood products in the industry,” said Don Finkell, American OEM founder and president, adding that American OEM is seeking qualified candidates to fill Braun’s vacant CFO position.
Allie Finkell has held positions in residential sales and marketing for Anderson Hardwood Floors, and has had recent commercial experience with both Shaw and Mohawk, where she led marketing and product management efforts related to the development of new LVT/hard surface programs. “Allie’s experience buying LVT from OEM vendors and the creation of new product offerings from concept to market will provide great insight into how we can best serve our customers,” Don Finkell said.