Newton, Iowa -- Maytag Corp. has appointed Vitas A. Stukas to the new position of vice president and controller. Stukas was promoted from the corporation's Hoover floor care division, where he had served as vice president of finance for the division. The appointment is effective immediately. In his new position, Stukas will have responsibility for the corporation's financial reporting, internal audit, and tax functions. He will report to the CFO. His position at Hoover will be filled, although no successor was named immediately.