Glen Dimplex Group (Cambridge, Ontario): Hutch Johnson has taken on the dual-role as CEO of Cadet Manufacturing and interim CEP of Dimplex North America, effective Sept. 24. Glen Dimplex acquired Cadet Manufacturing last month.
Johnson, who has served as president of Cadet since 1998, brings more than 40 years of experience to his CEO roles with Glen Dimplex, including 18 years in the electric heat industry and 25 years in the electrical distribution channel. Johnson will report directly to Fergal Naughton, CEO of Glen Dimplex, an Irish company that’s said to be the world’s largest manufacturer of electrical heating. Dimplex North America manufactures electric fireplaces, media consoles, wall-mounts, electric heat, baseboards, and stoves.