Board of Directors

Board Chair 
John Taylor
Senior Vice President, Public Affairs & Communications
LG Electronics USA Inc.

First Vice Chair 
Patricia Bassett
Vice President, Research and Development, Appliances and Cookware
Newell Brands Inc.

Second Vice Chair 
Tim Ferry
Group Vice President, Tools & Home Products
Emerson Commercial & Residential Solutions

Dochul Choi
Senior Vice President, Global Business & Technology Strategy
Samsung Electronics America, Inc.

Immediate Past Chair 
Melanie Cook
Chief Operating Officer
GE Appliances, a Haier company

President and CEO
Joseph M. McGuire 
Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers


Andy Chinmulgund
Chair, AHAM Supplier Division 

Winston S. Lindsay, III
Lindsay Manufacturing, Inc.

Deborah Mudway
Vice President of Marketing, HOME, Trade Marketing and Consumer Relations
Helen of Troy-Health & Home

D. Jeffrey Noel
Corporate Vice President, Communications and Public Affairs
Whirlpool Corporation

Jim Patullo
Senior Vice President Global Operations, Home Division
Spectrum Brands, Inc. 

Steve Polinski
Director, Regulatory Affairs
Miele, Inc.

Paul V. Sikir
Vice President of Design Engineering
Sub-Zero Inc. 

Manfred Staebler
Vice President, Government Affiars
BSH Home Appliances Corporation 

Daniel Query
Vice President, Product Lines
Electrolux Home Products NA

Daniel Zrubeck
Vice President Canada and Country Manager
De’Longhi Canada 
Chair, AHAM Canada Council

Ex-Officio Directors

Tom Siwek 
Vice President, Safety, Compliance & CORE Quality 
Shark Ninja Operating, LLC
Chair, AHAM Portable Appliance Division

Andrew Doberstein
Vice President of Engineering and Operations
U-Line/Middleby Corp.
Chair, Major Appliance Division

Lenore Kaplan
Head of Competitor Intelligence for The Americas
Chair, AHAM Floor Care Division