Fred Cohen has been named President of the billiard cloth company
New President Announced
Date: October 26, 2010
Championship, LLC, a division of D&R Industries, announced today that Fred Cohen has been named President of the billiard cloth company. Mr. Cohen had served as the companyâ€™s Vice-President of Sales & Marketing since 1995.
Under Mr. Cohenâ€™s leadership, Championship has emerged as the leading brand in the commercial/coin-operated cloth category, as well as the market leader in the home recreation category. â€œIt was Fredâ€™s marketing expertise that elevated our brand and gave each category of business and each brand its own place in the market,â€ said Dennis Ruber, President of D&R Industries.
â€œOur business has grown in many directions and Iâ€™m excited to expand our business even more in the coming year with the launch of our New Varsity Brand outerwear material. Weâ€™ve been lucky enough to attract top level personnel from our industry, which has allowed us to grow our business and categoriesâ€, said Cohen.
The Sales staff at Championship includes veterans Lyn Ruber (47 years), Scott Middleton, formerly of Henry W.T. Mali Company, Terry Winkler, formerly of Forstmann Co., and Bill Dunne, a former commercial billiard club owner and operator. A strong staff in purchasing, accounting and administration supports the Championship sales team.
â€œThe credo, â€˜Durability Meets Performance,â€™ has been the driving force behind our growth,â€ added Cohen. â€œWe manufacture a high quality piece of fabric, and we design it to outlast the competition. That will never change.â€