Clark S. Spitzer has been named chief operating officer for Snavely Forest Products, the distributor announced Feb. 29. His new duties will also include those of the corporate operating officer.

The company also said John DiGnazio has been appointed vice president of Snavely. DiGnazio will retain his duties as general manager of Snavely’s Pittsburgh location. And Mike Gaydos has also been named Snavely's new human resource director. By using his experience as the human resource director for LandOpt, Gaydos plans to increase employee engagement at all Snavely locations.

Snavely executives extolled Spitzer, DiGnazio, and Gaydos. “Clark and John bring a unique combination of hands-on skill, excellent communication, and superior customer service/support skills,” Snavely chairman and CEO Stephen V. Snavely said in press release.

“Mike is a well-rounded, extremely approachable gentleman who is exactly the type of person we need to lead our Employee Engagement Initiative at Snavely Forest Products,” added John Stockhausen, president of Snavely.

The company was founded in 1902 and has locations in Baltimore, Dallas, Denver, Pittsburgh, and Greensboro, N.C. The company's headquarters are in Pittsburgh.