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StrombergBrand Umbrellas Hires Richard Meth as Director of Sales
May 19, 2020 at 1:29 pm

StrombergBrand announced that Richard Meth has joined the company as director of sales. Meth will lead StrombergBrand’s internal sales team, as well as multi-line sales representatives nationwide. Most recently, Meth spent 18 years as vice president of marketing and sales at Rainkist Umbrella Company...

PPAI Appoints PCNA's David Nicholson to Board
May 7, 2020 at 9:15 am

Promotional Products Association International (PPAI), Irving, Texas, has announced that David Nicholson, president of Polyconcept North America (PCNA), New Kensington, Pa., has joined the PPAI Board of Directors. Nicholson fills the seat vacated by former board member Bill Mahre, CAS. Nicholson’s term begins immediately and runs through the PPAI Expo…

AIA Corporation Appoints Nancy K. Schmidt as New CEO
May 1, 2020 at 8:54 am

AIA Corporation, Appleton, Wis., announced today that it’s board of directors has selected Nancy Schmidt as the company’s new CEO. Schmidt, a two-year veteran of AIA who most recently served as chief financial officer, is the first female CEO in AIA history...

Geiger Announces Leadership Change at GeigerBTC
April 17, 2020 at 12:06 pm

UK Distributor GeigerBTC, a subsidiary of Lewiston, Maine-based Geiger, announced that Vicky Kinasz will join the company as managing director, replacing Frank Murphy, who will be retiring at the end of May. Murphy was a founding partner of BTC Group, which Geiger acquired in April 2018. “Following a very…

Crystal D Promotes Three, Hires Two
April 3, 2020 at 2:10 pm

Crystal D, St. Paul, Minn., the leading supplier of corporate awards and gifts, has promoted three employees and hired two additional employees. Evan Lodin has been promoted from production team lead to production manager. Linda Chang has been promoted from mask maker to production team lead. Matt Boyles has been promoted from order entry specialist…

Kathy Scanlan Joins Peerless Umbrella from Rainkist
March 10, 2020 at 11:49 am

Peerless Umbrella, Newark, N.J., announced the addition Kathy Scanlan, former customer service manager for the recently closed Rainkist Umbrella. "We are all friends and family in this industry, so it's always sad to see any business, even one we consider a competitor, have to…

commonsku Adds Additional Talent to Sales Team
March 2, 2020 at 3:53 pm

commonsku, Toronto, recently boosted its team adding two new positions to its growing roster of salespeople. Brandon Samuel is commonsku’s newest account manager, and will focus on creating strategic relationships with distributor customers. Prior to joining commonsku, Samuel spent four years as an account executive with Red Hot Promotions, based out of Newport, Ky. “Brandon’s…

Tekweld Names Regina Harrington and Matt Kozar as New Regional Managers
February 20, 2020 at 11:49 am

Tekweld, Hauppauge, N.Y., announced the appointment of Regina Harrington to the position of Central regional sales manager and Matt Kozar to Southeast regional sales manager. Both Harrington and Kozar will report directly to Ray Rodriguez, vice president of sales and marketing for Tekweld...

Blue Generation Promotes Michael Reisbaum to VP of National Accounts
February 14, 2020 at 12:27 pm

Blue Generation, Long Island City, N.Y., has promoted Michael Reisbaum to vice president of national accounts. Reisbaum is an industry veteran of 23 years as a promotional products distributor, and then as a director and manger on the supplier side. He joined Blue Generation in 2018...

Cap America Promotes Curt Carr to CFO
February 14, 2020 at 10:23 am

Cap America Inc., Fredericktown, Mo., announced the recent promotion of Curt Carr to chief financial officer, effective immediately. Carr, who joined the company in September 2019 in the role of vice president of finance, has been responsible for all accounting functions and has made significant contributions to the organization.…