Smithtown, N.Y. — NATM Buying Corp. announced the hiring of Jerry Satoren as the buying group’s new executive director.
Satoren, who will help lead the group and its 10 regional appliance and CE retailers, replaces Bill Trawick, who announced in May his plan to retire after 15 years of holding the position.
Said Satoren in a statement: “To be asked to represent a group of the largest and finest retailers in America is an opportunity for which I am most honored and grateful. I look forward to providing the leadership to help our members continue on the path of prosperous growth and to ensure that the NATM brand continues to be synonymous with only the biggest and the best.”
Satoren has held positions with DSI Systems, Toshiba America Consumer Products and Thomson Consumer Electronics.
Current NATM members include Abt Electronics & Appliances, ABC Warehouse, BrandsMart USA, Cowboy Maloney’s Electric City, Curacao, Electronic Express, Nebraska Furniture Mart, P.C. Richard & Son, RC Willey Home Furnishings, and Video Only.