This excerpt taken from the SUMR 8-K filed Nov 13, 2009.
Mr. Sanders was a longtime employee of Graco Childrens Products, Inc., most recently serving as President and COO. He was instrumental in the growth of the company up until the time of his departure in 2001. Mr. Sanders helped Graco achieve this growth via strategic domestic sales initiatives, international expansion, and the addition of several key new product categories. In addition, Mr. Sanders also saw the company through several acquisitions, the last of which was by its current holder, Rubbermaid, in 1996, which became Newell Rubbermaid in 1998. After his departure from Graco in 2001, Mr. Sanders founded Precept Marketing Group which he sold in 2008. He is currently a consultant to both Precept Marketing Group and Frontline Placement Technologies. Mr. Sanders received a B.S. in marketing and commerce from Rider University.
The high caliber and career excellence these two newest members bring to our board is exceptional, commented Jason Macari, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Summer Infant. We have diligently sought after the most relevant individuals to fulfill the obligations of our two vacant board seats. It is both encouraging and exciting to have them become an integral part of the Summer Infant executive team.