The Howard Company board of directors appointed Doug Watson as president and COO on January 27.

Watson joined The Howard Company/Mainstreet Menus in June 2001 as account executive. In 2007, he was promoted to sales manager/vice president of sales.

Watson has over 35 years of exceptional sales achievements in the restaurant and fast food industries. Watson currently resides in Salt Lake City, and will relocate to The Howard Company's Brookfield, Wisconsin, headquarters.

Mike Kopacz will remain active in account development and special projects. He will retain his role as CEO and become a member of the board of directors.

Founded in 1950, The Howard Company/Mainstreet Menus specializes in the design and manufacturer of point-of-purchase displays, menu boards and graphics. The employee-owned company serves both domestic and international markets in the food service, beverage, financial and targeted retail industries such as hardware, automotive and aftermarket parts.


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