Bass-Mollett Publishers Announces New President Dan Sheehan
GREENVILLE, Il. – July 27, 2015 – Bass-Mollett, a trusted leader in funeral stationery and supplies, today announced that its board of directors appointed Daniel J. Sheehan as BassMollett’s President effective on August 3, 2015. Mr. Sheehan replaces John C. Flowers, BassMollett’s President and CEO, who has served as President since August 2011. Mr. Flowers will continue to serve as Bass-Mollett’s Chief Executive Officer.
“We welcome Dan’s experience and leadership to the Bass-Mollett family,” said Mr. Flowers. “He has held leadership positions across many functions including sales, marketing and merchandising. In addition, Dan has significant management experience with Whirlpool Corporation, Lane Furniture and SVP Worldwide, his previous employer. He brings a strong passion and drive to create the best new products and services for the funeral industry. Our entire goal is always increasing the experience of our customers, both on the product side and as a trusted advisor to help build their business.”’
When asked about joining Bass-Mollett as President, Mr. Sheehan said, “It’s an honor to be chosen as the first non-family member to run Bass-Mollett. I look forward to learning from their team of experts, getting up-to-speed quickly with their help, and meeting our customers and stakeholders. Having worked with independent businesses in several other industries, one of my main focuses is always how can we better help and service our customers.”
For generations, the Bass-Mollett family has carried on a tradition of quality service and products to the funeral industry. Celebrating its 65th year serving the industry, the company’s main goal has been to meet the special needs of funeral directors. The company has grown and progressed over the years, yet still remains 100% family owned and operated by members of the founding family. These family members continue to strive to make Bass-Mollett a company on which funeral directors can rely and trust to serve all their funeral supply needs.
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