HALO Hires Ekstrand as Regional Sales VP
HALO Branded Solutions, the Sterling, Illinois-based promotional products distributor, announced the addition of Eric Ekstrand to the company's field sales leadership team. Ekstrand joins HALO Branded Solutions as vice president of sales for the Mid-Atlantic region and will be based near Cleveland, Ohio. He will be responsible for leading growth and development initiatives for HALO Branded Solutions in the region.
"I'm looking forward to serving the HALO sales team in a very important region for the company," Ekstrand said. "I also plan to introduce many of the industry sales professionals and distributor owners I've met the past 20 years to HALO's professional culture and significant business development tools "
Ekstrand will report to Dale Limes, senior vice president of sales for HALO Branded Solutions. Limes noted, "Eric is one of the most qualified people in the industry for this opportunity. He has two decades of selling experience and he has won nine Pyramid Awards. Eric's reputation for high integrity is a perfect match with HALO's core values."
Marc Simon, CEO of HALO Branded Solutions, added, "I had the great pleasure and honor of serving on the Executive Committee of PPAI under Eric's leadership as our most recent chairman of the board. Eric's passion, determination and tireless effort set the standard for PPAI volunteers. His addition is a reflection of our commitment to grow our business by developing our most valuable asset --the HALO sales community--by surrounding ourselves with high character, high energy people."
For more information, visit www.halo.com.