The Aurora, OH-based buying group, Luxury Products Group (LPG) has named Jeff MacDowell, Director for the premier buying group in the plumbing industry. LPG was created in 2009 by the members of Omni Corporate Services Ltd., Inc., as the avenue for members to network with like-minded people sharing ideas and challenges to expand their showroom business, as well as an opportunity to buy from and see products from a variety of showroom-oriented vendors worldwide.
“We’re excited to have Jeff at the helm of LPG, supporting strategic growth and vision of our member-showrooms and vendors. His passion for coaching showrooms on experiential shopping, marketing, and the industry brings a new level of talent to our group”, said John Akroyd, President, of Omni Corporate Services (the group’s parent company).
MacDowell, a 25-year industry veteran, has held senior management positions for companies including Frank Webb Home, the bath, kitchen and lighting showroom division of F.W. Webb Co., APR Supply, and was formerly the president of the Susquehanna (PA) chapter of the National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) and was on the board of the Decorative Products Division of Affiliated Distributors (AD).
A native of Buffalo, NY, MacDowell resides near Philadelphia, PA and enjoys outdoor activities such as kayaking, hiking, fishing, and has two daughters.