People on the Move - January 2017

Ariel Premium Supply (asi/36730) has appointed Christopher Duffy to serve as director of marketing.

Imagen Brands has named Kelsey Cunningham regional sales manager representing both Crown (asi/47700) and Vitronic (asi/93990) in the Texas territory and Ryan Meulemans district sales manager in the West, Southwest, and Southeast regions.

Benchworks (asi/137190) welcomes Jake King as vice president, group creative director.

Bristol ID Technologies (asi/42034) welcomes Jeff Bill as president. Prior to joining Bristol, Jeff worked for the Brady Corporation as general manager for the company’s security group business unit. In that role, Jeff led an organization of over 100 commercial and technical employees, and was responsible for the company’s global manufacturing network. Before his time at Brady, Jeff spent several years working for the Boston Consulting Group, leading consulting projects for Fortune 500 companies focused on growth strategy, M&A and supply chain. He also spent nearly a decade at GE Healthcare in a variety of engineering, marketing and project management roles.

PWS (asi/75731) welcomes Daniel Pendleton as Southeast regional sales manager.

Raining Rose (asi/80489) has announced that President/CEO Chuck Hammond has been named the recipient of the 2016 Howard Hall Excellence in Business Award by the Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance. 

American Solutions for Business (asi/120075) welcomes George Riffel as a senior sales associate in Carlsbad, CA.

Debco (asi/48885) has promoted Heidi Urban to business development manager of the Northeast U.S. and has welcomed Nikki Sgro as business development representative for the Midwest U.S.

Warwick Publishing Company (asi/95280) has appointed Larry and Kyle Krause from LDK Marketing Inc. as their representatives in the Southwest region. 

Commonsku has hired Cindy Locke as business development manager.

American Solutions for Business (asi/120075) has promoted Monique Gregoire to executive director of finance.

S&S Activewear (asi/84358) has promoted Regina Tuitasi to national customer service manager.​

HALO Branded Solutions (asi/356000) has promoted Philip Peden to marketing supervisor and Tara Francke to marketing consultant.

Logomark (asi/67866) has announced that three sales veterans will now lead its newly structured sales team. They are: Brian Padian, vice president of business development; Scott Edidin, vice president of sales; and Lori Bolton-Herman, national accounts manager.

Pro Towels (asi/79750) has promoted April Kennedy and Miranda Searls. Kennedy will serve as sales rep for eastern Canada and national accounts. In addition to taking over as sales rep for British Columbia, Searls will work with customers on ideas and provide volume quotes.

Stormtech (asi/89869) has announced that its director of sales for North America East, Chris Turner, has won the Robert L. Scott Memorial Award, which recognizes individuals who display commitment, integrity and enthusiasm to the Canadian promotional products industry. Turner was honored at the Imprint Canada Show last week in Toronto.

The Gold Coast Promotional Products Association (GCPPA) welcomes Mike Schenker as executive director of the association.

Commonsku, an industry software provider, welcomes Samantha Kates as vice president of sales.\

Pro Towels (asi/79750) has announced new additions to its sales team: Julie Nordine-Jacob with JNJ Marketing will cover Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi and Tennessee, and Beata Miller with Jules Scheck & Associates will be covering the Northeast and upstate New York. Both sales representatives from each company will represent products from Pro Towels, Kanata Blanket (asi/63823), Neet Feet (asi/73525) and Superior (asi/90240).

HALO Branded Solutions welcomes Mike McMillan as regional vice president of the newly created Southwest region.