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Kevin Pollack Joins HALO as Chief Operating Officer
April 20, 2021 at 1:52 pm

HALO Branded Solutions, Sterling, Ill., announced today that Kevin Pollack has been named chief operating officer. Pollack joins HALO after 17 years in key operational and commercial leadership roles with Stericycle, a multi-billion-dollar leader in the health care services industry. He most recently served as senior vice president of global sales operations and strategic markets.…

BAMKO Hires Sasha Pirrie as National Sales Manager
April 19, 2021 at 11:14 am

BAMKO, Los Angeles, announced that it has hired Sasha Pirrie as national sales manger. Pirrie previously was with Polyconcept North America. “I’ve been watching the growth and innovation happening at BAMKO over the last few years, and you simply can’t deny that they are building something different over there—very, very different,” Pirrie said. “To me,…

Storm Duds Raingear Hires Multi-Line Rep Beata Miller
April 13, 2021 at 10:44 am

Storm Duds Raingear, Attleboro, Mass., announced the addition of multi-line representative Beata Miller of Jules Scheck Associates. Miller will represent Storm Duds Raingear and share the territory with Michael Bender to expand the company’s services to its growing partner distributors. Miller joins Storm Duds Raingear with more than a…

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...