Appointments & Promotions

This month’s people on the move in the ad specialty industry.

  • Artistic Toy (asi/37122) welcomed Jim Burrow to its sales team, responsible for the Oklahoma and Texas markets.
  • BDA (asi/137616) hired Jared Collinge as its chief financial officer.
  • Bodek and Rhodes (asi/40788) promoted Marc Held to vice president of national sales.
  • CleggPromo (asi/45450) hired Miguel Martinez as national sales manager. Derek Callier was named a West Coast account manager responsible for AZ, southern CA, HI, NM, NV and UT; Theresa Grenke was named as an account manager responsible for AR, ID, WY, MT, KS, NE, ND, SD and northern CA. Tony Tuso of Tuso Marketing was appointed a multi-line representative for TX, CO, AR, LA, NM and OK.
  • Incentive Marketing Association has appointed Julie Weldon as the organization’s new executive director.
  • InnerWorkings (asi/168860) named Daniel Friedberg to the company’s board of directors and hired Brad DeHart as global vice president of business development.
  • iPROMOTEu (asi/232119) named Cliff Quicksell as its director of marketing.
  • Jetline (asi/63344) appointed Brandon Pecharich as Southwest regional sales manager, responsible for CO, NM, OK, TX, AR and LA.
  • Kenro Industries/KenroBrands (asi/241302) welcomed Neil Lipper as director of promotional products.
  • Lapine Associates Inc. (asi/67895) announced that Seth Diamond was hired as chief insights officer.
  • Maglite Promo Direct (asi/68449) appointed the following multi-line representatives: Tony Sabo, Brickyard Sales & Marketing: IN, IL, OH, KY, MO, IA, NE, MI, WI, MN, ND, and SD; Larry Krause & Kyle Krause, LDK Marketing: TX, CO, KS, OK, AR, LA, and NM; Jon Henrickson & Jonathan Bave, Henrickson Marketing: CA, AZ, OR, WA, ID, UT, NV, AK, and HI; Steve Rater & Steve Seifert, S 2 Marketing Group: FL, GA, TN, AL, MI, NC, SC, and Puerto Rico; and Jim & Mike Hutchinson, Hutchinson Marketing: NY, NJ, PA, DE, MD, RI, CT, MA, NH, ME, and VT.
  • Pentel of America – Imprint Division (asi/77240) announced that Karin Otterstrom and Mark Heidmann of Southeast/KO Marketing will now represent the company in AL, GA, MS, FL, NC, SC, TN, VA, WV, and Puerto Rico.
  • Pop! Promos (asi/45657) hired Diane Tilly and Jeff Beja as account executives.
  • Prime Line (asi/79530) welcomed Michael Reisbaum as a national account manager.
  • River’s End Trading Company (asi/82588) named John Maher as its new chief executive officer. Maher previously served as senior vice president and general manager of Lands’ End Outfitters (asi/250566).
  • Spector & Co. (asi/88631) welcomed James Sheng as overseas production manager.
  • St. Croix Promotions and Retail (asi/316309) announced that Dan Livengood has joined the company as vice president of sales and marketing.
  • Suntex Industries (asi/90160) hired Gwen H. Kelly as customer relations manager.
  • Superex Promotional Products (asi/90234) appointed Harding Associates as its multiline representation in the southwestern U.S.
  • Terry Town (asi/90913) hired Michael Del Bucchia to its national sales team as vice president of sales.
  • Trimark Powered by Leed’s (asi/66888) hired Tim Earle as field sales manager for customers in Northern CA, Northern NV, UT and HI.
  • Vitronic Promotional Group (asi/93990) promoted Julie Henschel to Midwest regional sales manager, responsible for AR, NE, KS and MO.