Out As Norwood CEO Counselor Top 40 supplier
Norwood Promotional Products
has announced that Tom Roller,
who was named CEO in 2002, is
no longer with the company. Frank
Bellis, a member of the Norwood
board of directors for the past
18 months, has been named interim
CEO. In a statement, Bellis said
that the firm’s focus remains
on providing good service to
distributors and that “The
continuity of our business will
be in no way disrupted.”
that, Allison Avin, Norwood marketing
communications manager, as well as
former Norwood CEO Frank Krasovec,
both said they couldn’t provide
additional comment. Contacted at his
home, Roller noted, “Legally,
right now I can’t talk further
confirmed to Counselor that
three other Norwood executives, General
Counsel Kathleen Burns, CFO Julie Beck
and Vice President of Marketing Rob
Emberly, are also no longer with the
firm, but that their departures were
unrelated. She added that a permanent
replacement for Roller will be sought,
likely in the first quarter of 2006.
an attorney who previously was president
of Claridge Casino Hotel in Atlantic
City, NJ, is president of Provinceline
Associates LLC, a New Jersey-based
management consulting firm.
Acquires Master Merchants
Supplier ProRose Inc. (asi/79933) has acquired supplier Master Merchants
LTD. (asi/69350) of South Amboy, NJ. Terms and the nature of the transaction
were not disclosed. Ron Rosencrans, CAS, ProRose president, says that Master
Merchants’ line of customized disposable plastic, foam and paper cups was
a natural addition to ProRose’s own product offerings of trays and barware.
Master Merchants for years,” he
says. “Being able to
offer its extensive line
will be a tremendous benefit
adds that to help ensure a
seamless transition, Master
Merchants products will continue
to be produced in and shipped
from its current South Amboy
facility, but that all orders,
quote requests and other inquiries
should be directed to ProRose’s headquarters
in Stamford, CT.
Industry In the
Goldman Promotions (asi/209700) has relocated to 10515 Liberty Ave,
St. Louis, MO 63132. The new phone is (314) 786-6100.
CEO Marc Simon's executive
offices have relocated
to Two Prudential Plaza,
180 N. Stetson, Suite
3700, Chicago, IL 60601.
phone number is (312) 794-8080.
Association of Chicago
a new award – the
Windy, honoring members
who go above and beyond
on a regular basis.
first two recipients
were, distributor Brian
Abrams, of Corporate
Imaging Concepts (asi/168962),
and supplier Brett Hartley
of Century Manufacturing
Solutions for Business
raised $5,000 to support
needy families in West
Central Minnesota this
Christmas in lieu of
purchasing a gift for
Zavadil. A committee
of 11 volunteers handled
the fund-raising effort
which included contests,
challenges and pledges.
For example, several
a hot dog stand at
a local grocery store.
Charity giving, both on a personal and corporate level, has become very popular
and a new product called Donny Cards look to be a perfect fit for this growing
trend. With the purchase of a card, which resembles a phone card, a small donation
is made to the charity represented on the front. The cards are currently available
at retail stores in the Netherlands and are imprinted with colorful images that
can be displayed to remind people about the causes they support, like the animal
cards from the World Wildlife Foundation. With gift cards becoming a driving
force in retail, Donny Cards seem a natural fit for the growing interest in charity
On the Move
Professional Concepts Inc. (asi/299836) has named Kimberly Keogh director
of sales for its Bergen Sports Inc. division and added Dennis Mulligan and Elaine
Carpenter to its account manager team.
has named Charles
its board member
of the year.
has named Lauren
P. Brooke Carroll
as sales associates.
has named Nick
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