People on the Move - January 2016

Greater China (asi/58135) announced that Alex Cormier returned to the company with its import executive team.  Alex worked with the Top 40 supplier in its Seattle office previously.

The Specialty Advertising Association of California (SAAC) welcomes Donté P. Shannon as its new executive director.  

Spector and Co. (asi/88660) has hired Mozelle Brick as regional sales manager, responsible for GA, TN and AL.

Aakron Rule Corp. (asi/30270) has hired David Goldfarb as Northeast regional sales manager.

ASI Canada announces that Fred Oesen will continue as a consultant to ASI Canada throughout 2016, appearing at ASI Show Chicago in July, as well as the ASI Canada Seminars, ASI Canada Elite Suites (ACES) and the Promotional Product Professionals of Canada (PPPC) convention. Ryan David, account executive for ASI supplier sales (, is assuming responsibility for all ASI Canada events formerly under Oesen, and for all ASI supplier services in Canada. All distributor services inquiries should be directed to Rob Rawson, an account executive for ASI Canada, at

Chocolate Inn / Taylor & Grant (asi/44900) has promoted Jaclyn Claude to the position of assistant customer service manager, and Laurie Serwitz to the position of service resolution and billing manager.

Fruit of the Loom (asi/84257) welcomes Ken Seidl as vice president of sales; Mauro Dal Balcon as senior national accounts manager; and Joe Mellen as account manager.

Graphcoline (asi/57956) has announced that Mitzi McQueary will now lead the company’s Media Department.

Hub Pen Company (asi/61966) has hired John Gibbons as a sales executive for New England.  

Identification Plates (asi/62150) announces that Matthew Crownover is now president of the company. He is the third member of his family to hold this position.

IDProductsource (asi/62088) welcomes Bruce Crampton as national sales manager, and Derek Thomas has joined the company’s operations management team.

A Brand Company (asi/ 145252) welcomes Angie Farmer as director of global sourcing and compliance. She was previously the director of compliance for Staples Promotional Products.

Lorente LLC (asi/67961) hires Cindy Roberson as national sales manager.

PromoGroup has appointed Alex Jovetic as executive vice president of business development.

S&S Activewear (asi/84358) has hired Mike Mannucci to serve in a newly created position of managing director, national operations. Mannucci, who was previously senior distribution manager for the Chicago distribution center for alphabroder, will work out of S&S Activewear’s Bolingbrook, Ill. office.

Strän Promotional Solutions (asi/337725) announced the company has hired Nick Seagers as director of operations.