Stylmark, a leading retail fixture manufacturer, is pleased to announce that Cory Laib has joined the company as its newest senior account executive. Laib will be responsible for managing Stylmark’s key customer relationships throughout the Midwestern United States.
Laib comes to Stylmark with over 25 years of experience and a strong background in retail and grocery fixtures. In 1995, he started his career in grocery at Nash Finch, where he increased sales by 30% in the bakery and deli departments by focusing on creative and customer-specific merchandising solutions. In 1998 while at Don Stevens, he worked with foodservice equipment layout to help his customer achieve their design goals.
In 2000, Laib joined Hussmann, where he specialized in providing complete fixture integration. While at Hussmann, he managed design, engineering, construction, and store set-up for many customers including Hy-Vee and Kwik Shop (Kroger). Most recently, Laib was a territory account manager for Lozier Store Fixtures, where he provided fixture solutions to Roundy’s, Casey’s, and Famous Footwear. For the last two years, he has been a recipient of Lozier’s award of excellence in account management.
“Cory brings a vast knowledge of the grocery industry and a consultative selling approach to Stylmark,” says Kevin Brown, president of Stylmark. “He has worked directly with many of today’s top grocery chains including Hy-Vee and Kroger. Cory knows how important the overall store design impacts the customer’s experience and knows what will make his customers successful.”