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Appointments & Promotions

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

  • ALPI International (asi/34415) hired Tim Gibson as director of sales. Gibson is also VP of Promotional Marketing Association of Northern California (PMANC).
  • American Solutions for Business (asi/120075) promoted Amy Lamb to director of sales recruitment and retention. Additionally, Kim Hoffmann joined the company’s recruitment/retention team.
  • Eight Legged Media welcomed James Dunn as vice president of sales.
  • EMT (asi/52263) announced that it hired Brian Stidham as key accounts manager.
  • ETS Express (asi/51197) hired Mark Chipchase as multiline sales rep for the Mid-Atlantic territory, Julie Roben as factory sales rep for the Northwest territory and Jared Dahl as strategic accounts manager.
  • Hub Pen Company (asi/61966) hired Steve McDonald as graphics production manager; promoted Melissa Bettua to sales executive for the Southeast, and hired multi-line rep Grant Russell of Russell Agencies to represent its line in the greater Toronto area.
  • IDProductsource LLC (asi/62088) promoted Robin Steele to vice president of marketing & client relations.
  • Kenro Industries/KenroBrands (asi/241302) welcomed Neil Lipper as director of promotional products.
  • Moderne Glass Co. Inc. (asi/71920) promoted Jason Corsetti to vice president of The Windsor Collection division.
  • Newton Manufacturing Company (asi/283300) promoted Curtis Baugh to senior manager of business relations.
  • Penn Emblem Co. (asi/77120) announced that it promoted Nicole Dysart to product development leader.
  • Pioneer Balloon Company (asi/78200) announced senior executives Wayne and Norma Roberts will retire this month after 33 years with the company.
  • Polyconcept North America promoted Rick French to national sales manager.
  • Smart Source LLC (asi/328914) welcomed Michael Riddle as vice president of promotional sales.
  • St. Croix Promotions and Retail (asi/316309) hired Dan Livengood as vice president of sales and marketing.
  • Starline USA (asi/89320) welcomed Rubin Malpica as the inside sales representative for the Midwest North and Midwest East regions.
  • Suntex Industries (asi/90160) hired Gwen H. Kelly to the position of customer relations manager.
  • Superex Promotional Products (asi/90234) appointed Harding Associates as its multiline representation in the Southwestern U.S.
  • Terry Town (asi/90913) welcomed Michael Del Bucchia to its national sales team as vice president of sales.
  • M International, parent company of California Tattoos (asi/43530), announced that Mitch Pisik is now CEO and president.
  • TradeNet Publishing Inc. (asi/91760) announced that it hired Joe Torrago as chief operating officer.
  • Trimark Powered by Leed’s (asi/66888) hired Tim Mason as strategic accounts manager and Kristina Lewis as field sales manager for customers in MN, IA, ND and SD.