Lynn Bradley, senior director, retail development, is out at Handy Hardware Wholesale, a cost-cutting move according to the Houston-based co-op.
Handy Hardware Wholesale, which filed for bankruptcy protection in January, eliminated the position of “senior director, retail development,” as part of a cost-reduction plan, according to Morrie Aaron, president of MCA Financial Group. MCA is Handy’s financial advisory firm that specializes in restructuring.
It was Bradley who signed an initial letter to members announcing the co-op’s bankruptcy filing. In the letter, he asked for patience and support from members. He also wrote: “There are no plans to liquidate or shut down, and we don’t even see that as option.”
Aaron added the co-op still intends to wrap up its bankruptcy situation by late June, with the end result being either the co-op remains an independe