Visstun, Digispec and CounterPoint Hire Mark Shea as National Accounts Manager
Shea brings over 25 years of sales and marketing experience to Visstun, Digispec and CounterPoint. "With the recent departure of Brian Burka, due to the expiration of his work visa, Mark has some big shoes to fill!" said Paula Piano, director of sales and marketing. "During his time in the industry, Mark has been both a supplier and distributor and has worked and consulted for a number of industry companies," added Piano. Shea has also served as a board member for Gold Coast Promotional Products Association (GCPPA).
"Having been both a distributor and supplier gives me tremendous insight into the complexity of the supplier-distributor relationship," said Shea, national accounts manager. "I am looking forward to supporting our national account base with outstanding customer service and industry leading progressive marketing support."
In his new role, Shea will be handling all national account activities for Visstun, Digispec and CounterPoint. He has a Bachelor of Arts and Masters of Science from Western Illinois University.
About Visstun, Digispec, and CounterPoint:
Founded in 2006, Visstun launched the world's first high-definition convolute cups. This unique, state-of-the-art technology eclipses traditional cup imprinting methods by first printing high-quality corporate images on flat polypropylene sheets and then forming them into cups on custom engineered machinery. The result is a line of visually stunning plastic and paper cups that has been honored nine times, including the 2009 Counselor Product Design Award for Drinkware and the 2012 PPAI Supplier Achievement Award in the Best Catalog category. In 2011, Visstun received the Spirit Award for Fastest Growing Supplier in Ad Specialties (ranked #9) by Advertising Specialty Institute.
Digispec manufactures hard surface and fabric mouse pads in a variety of styles, sizes, shapes and thicknesses, as well as specialty mouse pads. Established in 1983, Digispec has won numerous awards for its dedication to the making of mouse pads including the 2012 ASI Distributors' Choice Award, several PPAI Supplier Award of Merit and Supplier Achievement Awards. Digispec is also currently ranked #1 in the Mouse Pads category by Identity Marketing (2012).
Launched in May 2001, CounterPoint is an American manufacturer of point-of-purchase counter mats, which are produced using a unique manufacturing process that utilizes high quality polymers, plastics and base materials not normally available from local printers and generic POP suppliers.
CounterPoint has been honored nine times, including receiving the ASI Spirit Award for the Top 10 Fastest Growing Suppliers in 2005 and being named by Counselor as a Best Places To Work in 2008. Additionally, it has received three PPAI Supplier achievement awards, most recently the Silver Award for Specialized Process Not Categorized in 2011.
Visstun and DIGISPEC, along with sister companies CounterPoint and AwesomeEye, are part of the Time's Up family of companies founded by Ed Hamilton. While each division operates independently, all four are headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada.