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Universal Unilink Elevates Marty Hartman to Director of Marketing
April 6, 2021 at 10:50 am

Universal Unilink, Greer, S.C., promoted Marty Hartman from marketing coordinator to director of marketing. Hartman will be responsible for leading, developing and executing marketing initiatives for Universal Unilink, including promoting membership engagement, fostering vendor communication and cultivating new member interactions. “Marty has been an integral part of our team for the last seven years," said…

Paul Bellantone Joins HALO Branded Solutions Management Team
April 5, 2021 at 2:09 pm

HALO Branded Solutions, Sterling, Ill., announced the addition of Paul Bellantone to the company’s executive team in the newly created role of senior vice president of sales for the Western U.S. Bellantone was previously president and CEO of the Promotional Products Association International (PPAI), the industry’s trade association. Bellantone…

Dave Saracino Joins Charles River Apparel as Vice President of Sales
April 2, 2021 at 10:40 am

Charles River Apparel announced that recognized promo industry veteran Dave Saracino has joined the company as the vice president of sales. Saracino’s tenured career in the industry includes more than 35 years with BIC Graphic (now Koozie Group), where he served as vice president of sales and senior vice president of business development...

Lori Bauer Joins iPROMOTEu as Senior VP of Affiliate Sales and Support
March 24, 2021 at 1:25 pm

iPROMOTEu, Wayland, Mass., announced that industry veteran Lori Bauer will be joining as senior vice president of affiliate sales and support. In this role, Bauer will serve as the company’s senior executive responsible for increasing sales among iPROMOTEu’s affiliates and ensuring that the affiliates have all the support they need to succeed...

PromoPlacement Adds Doug Hazel to Leadership Team
March 17, 2021 at 2:13 pm

Kevin McHargue, CEO of St. Louis-based promo industry recruiting firm PromoPlacement Recruiting, has announced that Doug Hazel is joining the firm as executive vice president. Hazel grew up in the promo industry with family-owned supplier firm Hazel Manufacturing. Later, Hazel partnered with the McHargue family in a venture that operated a distributorship, decorating facility and…

Alison Adams Joins Universal Unilink as Marketing Executive
March 5, 2021 at 1:02 pm

Universal Unilink announced that it has hired Alison Adams as marketing manager. Adams will curate strategic marketing campaigns; plan, design, and implement content; and work closely with suppliers to deliver pertinent news to members. Adams brings with her three years of marketing and advertising...

OrderMyGear Promotes Matt Kaplan to President
February 26, 2021 at 9:13 am

OrderMyGear (OMG), the e-commerce platform for the promotional products and team sporting goods industries, announced Matt “Kap” Kaplan as the company's first president. As president, Kaplan will lead OMG's global sales organization, account management, brand partnerships and marketing...

Premier Group Network Names Dana Geiger Executive Director
February 24, 2021 at 2:58 pm

Premier Group Network has announced that Dana Geiger will serve as the organization’s new executive director. Geiger brings a broad range of experience to the position and has 17 years of experience in the nonprofit arena. She served as PPAI’s regional relations manager from 2018-2020, and as executive director for three industry regional...

iPROMOTEu Expands Corporate Business Development Team
February 19, 2021 at 11:08 am

iPROMOTEu, Wayland, Mass., one of the largest and fastest-growing distributor organizations in the promotional products industry, has announced the addition of two new business development team members: Erik Salo, TAS; and Annie Costello, TAS...

ZOOMcatalog Adds Josh Storey as Digital Marketing Assistant
February 18, 2021 at 2:54 pm

Josh Storey has been hired as the digital marketing assistant for ZOOMcatalog. Storey will work closely with director of marketing Rob Alley, and leverage his experience as a copywriter and marketer in the promotional products industry to assist with branding, messaging, product and digital marketing, and other growth initiatives.…