Bradshaw Home Names Tony Hair as CEO

Oct. 10, 2022

Bradshaw Home ("Bradshaw" or the "Company"), a marketer of kitchenware and cleaning products announces the appointment of Tony Hair as Chief Executive Officer. Hair joins Bradshaw as a tenured executive and P&L leader having most recently served as CEO of Hunter Fan Company where he led the sale of the company to Griffon Corporation in January 2022.

Headquartered in Rancho Cucamonga, CA, Bradshaw designs, markets, and distributes high-quality kitchen tools and gadgets, bakeware, cookware, food storage and home cleaning products to retailers across North America. The Company sells over 7,000 products under nationally recognizable brands including: Good Cook®, Casabella®, Evercare®, Mr. Clean®, Clorox® and Dawn®, in addition to supporting retailers’ private label programs.

Hair brings significant experience in the branded consumer durables industry having held previous leadership roles across diverse functions in Operations, Supply Chain, Sales and Marketing at Masonite, Newell Rubbermaid and Maytag. Hair holds a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from the University of Missouri-Rolla and an MBA from the University of Iowa.

“I’m very excited to be joining the team at Bradshaw Home and Arbor,” said Tony Hair, CEO of Bradshaw. “The business has a rich legacy of driving growth through relentless focus on customers and consumers. I look forward to continuing that legacy and leading the business through its next growth phase.”

Bradshaw is owned by Arbor Investments, a specialized private equity firm that focuses exclusively on acquiring premier companies in food, beverage, and related industries. Arbor announced the acquisition of Bradshaw in October 2021. The transaction marked Arbor’s second turn as owner, having originally acquired Bradshaw in 2008 as a Fund II investment that sold in 2012.

"Tony is an affable, proven general manager with deep operational expertise,” said Carl Allegretti, President of Arbor. “His outstanding track record of driving growth and building teams at globally renowned durable brands fits perfectly with Bradshaw and we’re thrilled he has joined to lead at a pivotal time in the company’s evolution.”