Dick DeVos announced the appointment of Phil Dolci, the 48-year-old to lead The Stow Company as the CEO in Custom Storage and organizational products sector. Mr. Phil takes over Frank Newman, who is the former chief executive officer of the Company and is retiring at 67 years but will remain to serve on the Board of Advisors. Phil Bring into the Company great deal of expertise in manufacturing amounting to over 23 years of experience leading in Consumer Products Manufacturing and Marketing. Phil was hired to control the Holland-based Manufacturer being an affiliate of Windquest Group located in the Grand Rapids and owned by Amway Scion and Betsy DeVos, his wife.
The Couple has foundations that help in assisting the partners under their affiliate and engages in political activism through offering lectures across U.S schools. Before the Stow Company appointment, Mr. Phil served as the CEO for Crosman Corporation, a firm that was worlds’ leading designer of Shooting Sports attires. In Crosman Corporation, Mr. Dolci headed in the department Manufacturing and supplying of Products.
Dick DeVos is expecting the new CEO to lead the Company towards in-depth growth and development in the manufacturing of Consumer products. The Stow Company has already laid infrastructure that will make Mr. Phil develop prominent expansion strategies. Before Joining Crosman, Dolci worked for several companies like Jarden Corporation, Sanford, ConAgraFoods, and a division of Newell Rubbermaid holding leadership positions.
The Stow Company was founded in 1984 with a large Industrial facility located at Holland and Indianapolis at Windquest Drive. Stow products are traded under different brands like ORG Home, EasyClose, and Easy Track, and Wine Cellars and operate under umbrella Companies that include The Reserve, Boxed Water, downtown Grand Rapids Restaurant, and Neurocore.
Dick DeVos is the Chairman of The Stow Company that he founded due to his experience in Manufacturing of Consumer products. Dick is the only Son of Richard DeVos and Amway. He was raised in Michigan where he attended school at Forest Hill, which is a public school. Later Dick DeVos graduated from Northwood University. He started working for the family Business at Amway Corporation in 1974 where he served at the Managerial position before assuming the position of Vice President in 1984.
As the Vice President at Amway International, Dick led the Company into massive growth and development that lead to opening offices in over 18 countries across the globe. In 1991, Dick left Amway and became the President and CEO of the Orlando Magic basketball franchise. He led the Company for the period of two years and returned to Amway Corporation as the President where he acquired big profit Margins.