Wilton Brands Inc. announced today that Chairman of the Board and interim CEO Jerry Levin has been appointed as the company’s permanent CEO. Levin will also continue as the company’s Chairman.
Levin has been interim CEO since Wilton’s previous CEO, Richard Conti, resigned in October 2009 shortly after a settlement with the company’s creditors kept it out of bankruptcy court but placed it under new ownership.
Wilton is the parent of scrapbook brands EK Success, K & Company and Martha Stewart Crafts.
Mr. Levin had this to say about his new role at the company: “Since serving as Chairman and interim Chief Executive Officer I have been impressed with Wilton, and its great products, brands, and people. I am enthusiastic about the opportunities that exist at Wilton. I am looking forward to working with the Board and the Company’s employees to continue Wilton’s successes.”