Hillman Appoints Michael Koehler as Vice President of Investor Relations and Treasury

CINCINNATI, April 06, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hillman Solutions Corp. (Nasdaq: HLMN) (the “Company” or “Hillman”), a leading provider of hardware products and merchandising solutions, has appointed Michael Koehler as Vice President of Investor Relations and Treasury.

“Michael’s comprehensive investor relations experience will be an asset to Hillman as we continue to advance our extensive record of growth and value creation,” commented Doug Cahill, chief executive officer of Hillman. “Alongside our executive management team, Michael will work to expand our audience and strengthen our existing relationships with the investor community.”

Koehler joins Hillman with over 11 years of investor relations experience across a variety of industries. Most recently, Koehler served as Vice President of Investor Relations at Phillips Edison & Company, Inc., a publicly traded company with a total enterprise value of approximately $6 billion, where he collaborated on its successful initial public offering, subsequent public debt offering, and multiple transformative acquisitions. Prior to this, Koehler served as Director at Gateway Investor Relations, providing consultative investor relations and capital markets advisory services for public and pre-public companies. Koehler received a Master of Business Administration degree from California State University, Long Beach and a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science and sociology with honors, from the University of California, Irvine.

Koehler commented: “I am excited to join Hillman’s world-class team of industry and service experts. The Company’s unmatched reputation for excellence with customers provides an exceptional platform for us to further build upon the strength of our brand with all stakeholders.”

For those interested in learning more about the Hillman story, please email IR@hillmangroup.com or visit the Hillman Investor Relations website at ir.hillmangroup.com.

About Hillman Solutions Corp.
Founded in 1964 and headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, Hillman Solutions Corp. (“Hillman”) is a leading North American provider of complete hardware solutions, delivered with industry best customer service to over 40,000 locations. Hillman designs innovative product and merchandising solutions for complex categories that deliver an outstanding customer experience to home improvement centers, mass merchants, national and regional hardware stores, pet supply stores, and OEM & Industrial customers. Leveraging a world-class distribution and sales network, Hillman delivers a “small business” experience with “big business” efficiency. For more information on Hillman, visit www.hillmangroup.com.

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Michael Koehler
Vice President of Investor Relations & Treasury

Source: Hillman Solutions Corp.


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