ALPI International Announces New Director of Sales
ALPI International, the supplier based in Oakland, Calif., recently announced the hiring of Tim Gibson as director of sales. Gibson has over 25 years experience in the promotional products industry, most recently as territory manager for apparel supplier Bodek and Rhodes. He currently serves as vice president of the Promotional Marketing Association of Northern California (PMANC) and will become the organization's president in 2015.
“We are excited to have someone with Tim’s reputation and experience join our team," said Francesco Indrio, ALPI’s president and CEO. "We are confident that under Tim’s direction we will be able to accelerate the tremendous growth we have experienced in recent years.”
Having worked in many aspects of the industry, Gibson is excited to be joining a company where his efforts will be recognized. "I see a great history and foundation here at ALPI," he said. "I plan on bringing my 25 years of production, product development, sales experience and leadership to ALPI. I believe ALPI is poised for explosive growth in 2014. Francesco has made the commitment to take ALPI into the future and I am proud to be a part of it."
Gibson was a former ALPI customer while working on the distributor side of the industry. Having been on both sides of the business, he hopes to bring insight as to what is important to distributors.
"I am a creative person and enjoy working with other like-minded individuals," Gibson commented. "I have lifelong friends that I have met in the industry and have learned so much from so many different people. The greatest thing is that every day brings new challenges."
For more information, visit www.alpi.net.