David Gaynes was named to the newly created position of vice president, Corporate Product Development. He will assist merchandising teams in product design, procurement and trend identification. He will also serve as liaison with suppliers and partners, investigate and develop new opportunities for product innovation, contribute to the formulation of new strategic partnerships and collaborate with the merchandising and marketing departments on initiatives and product launches.
Dale Witt joined as vice president, commercial banking. He will develop and manage customer relationships in Akron and Canton as well as New Philadelphia, Cambridge and Zanesville.