Management

BIC Graphic's New CEO Is An Industry Outsider, Which Makes Him a Smart Choice
February 13, 2018 at 2:06 pm

BIC Graphic North America, Clearwater, Fla., announced yesterday that it has appointed David A. Klatt Jr. as CEO, effective immediately. Klatt is somewhat of an outsider to the promotional products industry, most recently serving as the CEO of AAMP Global, a Clearwater-based manufacturer of aftermarket automotive parts and original equipment manufacturer technology. Not completely foreign…

High Caliber Line Hires Michael Del Bucchia as Marketing Manager
February 7, 2018 at 2:09 pm

High Caliber Line (HCL), Irwindale, Calif., has announced the hiring of Michael Del Bucchia as marketing manager. Del Bucchia brings 25-plus years of experience within the promotional product industry. His career has been highlighted by his management leadership in marketing, national sales, product development and systems management. “Michael brings more than just experience to our…

Pro Towels Promotes Allan Benson to Chief Operating Officer
February 6, 2018 at 2:47 pm

The Pro Towels Family of Brands, Pittsburgh, including Pro Towels, Kanata Blanket Co., Neet Feet and Superior, is excited to announce the promotion of Allan Benson to chief operating officer. Benson has been with the Pro Towels Family for just under a year as the vice president of business development. Working out of the Las…

Ariel Premium Supply Appoints Brendan Pigott as Regional Sales Manager
February 5, 2018 at 2:01 pm

Ariel Premium Supply, St. Louis, announced the appointment of Brendan Pigott as regional sales manager for the metro region. Pigott will be responsible for working directly with top distributors in New York, New Jersey and Delaware. Pigott comes to Ariel with previous top 40 supplier experience, and is part of his family’s second generation to…

Do I Really Have to Reconcile My Checking Account?
February 2, 2018 at 12:55 pm

Question: I don’t like reconciling my checking account. Is there really a reason to do that? Answer: Monthly reconciliations are a critical part of your accounting. I could argue that it is one of the most important steps to making sure your records are complete and correct. Every month, you should reconcile each of your…

The Magnet Group Announces Three Employees' New Positions
February 1, 2018 at 2:17 pm

The Magnet Group, Washington, Mo., announced that three employees have accepted new roles in the company. Judi Ruether has accepted a new role as director of project management for Magnet LLC. Ruether is now responsible for the quoting department, direct mail, new product development and special projects. Judi brings more than 20 years of experience…

One Stop Hires Director of Operations
January 30, 2018 at 2:22 pm

One Stop, Grand Rapids, Mich., has hired Tony Deleonabreu as director of operations, overseeing all facets of distribution and customer service. Prior to joining One Stop, Deleonabreu worked for the Kellogg Company, and has more than 30 years of experience in the transportation, distribution and warehouse management industry. Deleonabreu has held several director-level positions within…

Aprons Etc. Promotes Pam Pennington to Vice President of Strategic Partnerships
January 24, 2018 at 1:36 pm

Aprons Etc., Greenville, S.C., has promoted Pam Pennington to vice president of strategic partnerships. Pennington will be responsible for the development and growth of next-level customer relationships with top 100 distributor accounts throughout the U.S. and Canada. Using 30-plus years of professional account management experience, Pennington has spent her 13 years with Aprons Etc. leveraging…