Tekweld, Farmingdale, N.Y., added Aram Tessier to its executive team. Tessier will fulfill the role of chief operating officer and executive vice president of manufacturing. An industry veteran with more than 20 years of experience, Tessier has worked in every facet of the promotional products industry and will now focus on keeping Tekweld running smoothly.…
In an effort to cater further to its customers, World Emblem is introducing the territory account manager (TAM) position into its sales structure. This new fleet of TAMs will be in charge of managing as well as building current customer relationships within their respective territories.
The Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety elected the Honorable Ellen O'Kane Tauscher as the independent chair of its Board of Directors. The coalition of North American apparel companies and retailers, industry associations, and non-governmental organizations has been established to improve worker safety at Bangladeshi garment factories. As chair, Tauscher will serve a three-year term.
Tauscher brings significant leadership experience as an international negotiator, diplomat and policymaker to the Alliance from her service as a seven-term member of Congress and at the U.S. Department of State.
Alternative Apparel recently announced the appointment of Dawn De La Fuente as the company’s new vice president of marketing.
De La Fuente is part of the growing brand’s dynamic new leadership team, joining recently named President and Chief Merchandising Officer Erik Joule in the brand’s Los Angeles headquarters.
Ash City has announced the appointment of Brent Neal as dedicated sales representative for the Southern Alberta and South Eastern BC territory.
NIKE Inc. announced that Roger Wyett, president of its affiliates, will be the company’s new vice president of action sports with responsibility for the Nike Brand’s skateboarding and snow businesses, as well as Hurley International LLC.
Calling it one of the most significant hires in company history, The MATLET Group, headquartered in Pawtucket, R.I., announced Ed Wiegand as its new executive vice president. With an engineering background and 23 years experience and knowledge of print technologies and digital solutions, he will report to Gary Stiffler, The MATLET Group’s president and CEO.
Castelli North America has hired eight new multiline reps to cover 14 states in the Midwest.
James Canning, vice president of marketing of Hixson, Tennessee-based Gold Bond Inc., announced the hire of the company’s new director of marketing, Matt Hodges.