Alfredo G. Anzola has been promoted to partner at Squire Sanders. He will be based in the law firm’s Miami office. His practice focuses on regulatory matters. He advises manufacturing, telecommunications, consumer product, and energy companies throughout Latin America. His work includes counseling clients on mergers and acquisitions, foreign investments, joint ventures and distribution agreements.
Kevin Freudenthal named Americas region director and president/chief executive officer at Commonwealth - Altadis, Inc.
Imperial Tobacco Group PLC, a United Kingdom-based international tobacco company, has named Kevin Freudenthal region director - Americas and president and chief executive officer of Commonwealth - Altadis, Inc., headquartered in Fort Lauderdale. Before joining Imperial, he was vice president for category management for Altria Group and had a long sales and marketing career in executive positions at U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Co. from 1986 to 2008.
Heys USA, a manufacturer of fashion luggage has appointed Gary Perella as national sales manager. Perella previously held senior sales management positions at Atlantic Luggage.
Cheree Heller Liebowitz was named director of marketing at Special Needs Group, a Fort Lauderdale-based company which provides travel equipment for those with special needs. She was previously a senior account executive at Ogilvy.
Atlas Paper Mills named Joseph A. Tadeo as new president and CEO. He previously worked at Jarden Consumer Solutions as senior vice president and general manager.
Ed Gagliardi has been hired at Atlas Paper Mills as executive vice president of sales and marketing. He recently served as director of Colgate Palmolive's Commercial Customer Groups.
Tom Saldarelli has been hired as chief operating officer of Miami-based RehaMed International, a manufacturer of adaptive products for people with disabilities. He previously worked at Paragon Aquatics.
George P. Murphy has been appointed as chairman of the board of advisors of Atlas Paper Mills, a Hialeah-based supplier of paper towels and tissues, primarily for industrial and commercial markets throughout the United States and the Caribbean.
He previously was president and chief executive of Technical Concepts, a manufacturer of automatic washroom fixtures and dispenses, from 1997 to 2005.