Promogram Canada

Canadian Promo Market News – April/May 2017

Chocolate Inn/Taylor & Grant (asi/44900) has promoted Chris O’Connor to the position of vice president of national accounts and Chris Barlow to the role of Northeast Territory manager, covering NY, CT, MA, NH, VT, RI and ME, as well as several key national accounts. Contact chris.oconnor@chocolateinn.net and chris.barlow@chocolateinn.net.

The Pro Towels Family of Companies has hired Daniel Sachs and Dawn Kovar of West Coast Branded Solutions to represent the companies in CA, OR, WA, AK and HI. Contact daniel@westcoastbrandedsolutions.com and dawn@westcoastbrandedsolutions.com.

Spector & Co. (asi/88060) has appointed Eve Groth as the territory manager for British Columbia. Contact eve@spectorandco.ca.

Hub Pen (asi/61966) and Beacon Promotions (asi/39250) have hired Darlenis Alonzo as business development associate; Susan Bousquet as a customer service representative; Bjanka Andov and Karen Santos as account managers for the inside sales team; Lisa Fosdick as director of sales; and Susan Jonah as an associate account executive for the inside sales team.

Polyconcept North America (PCNA), parent company of Leed’s (asi/66887), Bullet (asi/42424) Journalbooks/Timeplanner Calendars (asi/91340) and Trimark (asi/92121), has hired Carrie Makins as hard goods field sales manager for Southwestern Ontario.

Whiteridge Inc. (asi/97061) welcomes Shannon Shaw as its multi-line representative for Southwest Ontario. Contact shannonlshaw@yahoo.ca and view the entire Whiteridge Canadian sales team here.

Chocolate Chocolate (asi/44897) announces that Michel and Bryan Gendron of Gendron Sales Inc. will represent the company’s product line in the Greater Toronto Area. Contact mgendronsales@gmail.com and bgendronsales@gmail.com

Aprons ‘n More (asi/36563) welcomes John and Lynn Gillard of LJ Consulting in Dartmouth, NS, as the company’s multi-line representation in Atlantic Canada. Contact ljconsultingcanada@gmail.com.

Artmetal Promotional Products (asi/36980) has hired Chris Ross as the company’s multi-line representative for customers in Ontario, outside the GTA.

STORMTECH Performance Apparel (asi/89869) has appointed Michael Dalzell as vice president of marketing to oversee the company’s global marketing strategy and retail operations. Contact michaeld@stormtech.ca.

The Premier Group Network, a nonprofit alliance of suppliers and distributors in the U.S. and Canada, welcomes Jonathan Riegel as executive director. Riegel will work with current executive director Bill House in a transitional period for the next few months until House retires this summer. Contact jonathan.riegel@premiermember.com.