Broan-NuTone names Ace Hardware exec as new CEO

Frank Carroll to join company May 22

Broan-NuTone makes residential ventilation products.

Hartford-based Broan-NuTone LLC will name Frank Carroll as chief executive officer of Broan, a position he will start May 22.

Broan-NuTone HQ
The Broan-NuTone headquarters in Hartford.

In his new role, Carroll will be responsible for leading the Broan family of companies, which produces residential ventilation and air quality products and also includes NuTone and Best Range Hoods

Carroll joins the company after several years as vice president of merchandising at Illinois-based Ace Hardware.

Hardware Retailing Magazine and Hardware + Building Supply Dealer both reported the move on Friday.

Broan-NuTone confirmed Carroll would be joining the company and said an announcement would be made in the near future.

Prior to joining Ace Hardware, Carroll was president of jobsite storage equipment maker Knaack. He was also president of multiple business units at Robert Bosch Tool Corp.

Sign up for BizTimes Daily Alerts

Stay up-to-date on the people, companies and issues that impact business in Milwaukee and Southeast Wisconsin

Arthur covers banking and finance and the economy at BizTimes while also leading special projects as an associate editor. He also spent five years covering manufacturing at BizTimes. He previously was managing editor at The Waukesha Freeman. He is a graduate of Carroll University and did graduate coursework at Marquette. A native of southeastern Wisconsin, he is also a nationally certified gymnastics judge and enjoys golf on the weekends.

No posts to display