Gaco Western has appointed Pat Hatem as vice president of operations at is manufacturing facility in Waukesha, WI. Hatem was most recently with JohnsonDiversey where she held numerous manufacturing and material leadership positions throughout her 16 year career. The company also recently hired a number of new managers. Aaron Kralovic joins Gaco’s WallFoam division as a regional manager overseeing California, Arizona and Nevada. Kralovic’s background includes experience as an architectural sales representative with Pacific Clay Products, as well as a sales professional with Owens Corning Masonry Products. Chris Mayer was hired as a regional manager for the company’s WallFoam division and will cover the Pacific Northwest. He has experience as a territory manager with Masterchem Industries and as a sales representative for Behr. Ron Davis has joined the company’s WallFoam division as a regional manager covering Colorado, Utah, New Mexico and Wyoming. He was previously a regional sales manager for The Steel Network, Inc. Adam Scheafbauer was hired as the new parts manger and will run the company’s parts and service department in the Waukesha, WI facility. He joins Gaco from Coatings Holding where he was an outside sales representative for equipment, parts, coatings and foam.