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International Housewares Association

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Senior Manager, Public Relations & Communications
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Sellers Miller Joins IHA Board Of Directors

ROSEMONT, ILL. (January 24, 2011)—Jenna Sellers Miller, president of Architec, has been elected to the Board of Directors of the International Housewares Association (IHA), the full-service trade association for the housewares industry. She began her three-year term Jan. 13.

Sellers Miller joined Architec in 1999 as a sales assistant. She took control of the Housewares division when it was created in 2000. The small housewares company designs, manufactures and sells food prep category products under the brands Architec, Luxe, Ecosmart, Eco Kitchen and Kitchen District. Sellers Miller has been a member of the board of directors for Alice Ink Inc., Architec’s parent company, since 2002. Before joining Architec, she worked for Whilhelmina Models from 1996-1999, where she was an agent with responsibilities of discovery, booking and management.

Also serving on the IHA Board are Chairman Bruce Kaminstein, CEO, Casabella Holdings LLC; Vice Chairman Barry D. Harper, president/CEO, Harper Brush Works, Inc.; Treasurer Bill Reibl, Progressive International Corp.; Richard L. Boynton, Jr., president/CEO, Jura Capresso, Inc.; Evan Dash, CEO, Dash Holdings Group; Mark Eichhorn, president/CEO, Anchor Hocking  Co.; David E. Elliott, general manager/KitchenAid Small Appliances, KitchenAid; Steven Fraser, CMO, SAI Home Products, Inc.; Sheldon Goodman, president, Spectrum Diversified Designs, Inc.; Keith Jaffee, Focus Investments; Gavin Lam, CEO, Lynns Concepts Inc.; Michael Magerman, president/CEO, Quickie Mfg. Corp.; Joseph Mallof, president/CEO, World Kitchen, LLC; Daniel Oehy, president, Swissmar; Alvise Ricoveri, managing director, De’Longhi America, Inc.; Gary Seehoff, CEO, Evriholder Products, LLC; and Robert L. Trudeau, chairman, Trudeau Corporation and immediate past IHA Chairman.

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