ace hardware

Ace Hardware Corporation has promoted two executives in its subsidiary company, Ace Retail Holdings, also known as Westlake Ace Hardware.

Current chief operating officer Joe Jeffries has been promoted to president and COO. In addition, Andrew Schmitt has been promoted to vp/operations. Schmitt currently is director of retail operations, western division, for Ace Hardware Corp.

Jeffries joined Westlake Ace Hardware in 2014 as COO. Previously, Jeffries was CEO and COO at A.C. Moore Arts & Crafts, and before that he held several executive positions at Office Depot,…