UK-based Brandinc (asi/145212) has announced it is entering the U.S. market, opening offices in Los Angeles and Oakland, CA. As part of its expansion plans, Brandinc has hired Tad Webster, naming him U.S. president and managing director. Additionally, Brandinc has appointed Tonia Ho as U.S. vice president.
“Tad will lead our expansion in the U.S. market, while his skill, experience and passion for exceeding client satisfaction will help us continue to grow and diversify,” said Adrian Ferrand, CEO of Brandinc. “Tonia’s similar passion to meet the needs of clients and focus on the sustainable and product safety initiatives of the promotional industry enables us to keep our pulse on the U.S. market. Together, their experience and commitment greatly contribute toward the greater Brandinc culture.”
Founded in 1998, Brandinc is one of the largest ad specialty distributor firms in Europe. Its clients include Warner Bros., Fosters, Diageo, Barclays Bank, Fox and Disney. “Brandinc offers a comprehensive range of in-house services that provide a complete single-source branding solution on a global basis for our clients, from planning the campaign and designing product through to sourcing, manufacturing and punctual worldwide delivery,” Webster said. “I’m very excited to extend this level of single-source solutions to our domestic and Canadian clients.”