Castelli North America Names Fran Ford, Jr. President

Castelli North America, the promotional planners, journals and notebooks supplier based in Sparks, Nev., on December 4 announced that Fran Ford, Jr. has been named president of the company, effective immediately. Ford previously worked at Castelli from 1993 to 2002 and has served in the promotional products industry for more than 12 years, most recently as vice president of J. Charles from 2009 to 2012.

Castelli also announced the following personnel changes:

  • Susan Seymour, chief information officer
  • Curtis Grotting, general manager
  • Pat Fiorina, eastern sales manager
  • Eileen Martin, national sales coordinator
  • Twila Way, manager of customer services

About Castelli North America
Castelli North America is a privately held corporation and division of Bergamo, Italy-based Lediberg S.p.A., headed by Maurizio Castelli, CEO and founding family member. Founded in 1965, the Lediberg Group has become one of the largest promotional printers of journals and agendas, producing more than 100 million diaries per year through subsidiaries in 28 countries.

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