News From The Industry
Tacony Appoints Manager
Tacony Corporation has announced the hiring of Patrick Cronin as a new national account manager.
AH&LA Welcomes New Chairman
HD Supply Facilities Maintenance recently announced that Geoff Feingold, director of national accounts for hospitality, has been appointed chairman of the American Hotel & Lodging Association''s (AH&LA) Allied Executive Council (AEC).
Feingold, who brings to the role more than 23 years of hospitality industry experience, will serve a two-year term as AEC chairman.
Unisource Welcomes VP Of Facilities Supplies
Unisource Worldwide Inc. recently announced that James Martin has joined the company as vice president of facilities supplies for national accounts.
Martin joins Unisource with more than 20 years of senior level leadership positions in sales, marketing and product management.
KCP Strengthens Brand
Kimberly-Clark Professional recently completed a series of marketing personnel moves to reinforce their commitment to helping distributor partners better serve their end user customers.
The following leaders have been named to new positions in North America marketing leadership: Andy Clement, marketing director of offices and education; Stephanie Rossignol, marketing director of manufacturing; Amy Walker Barrs, marketing director of health care and customer facing markets; and Rob Hughes, marketing director of product management.
Carlisle Names President
Carlisle FoodService Products (CFSP) has named Carol Lowe as president.
As president, her duties will include governing the CFSP product portfolio, developing and overseeing strategic plans and driving enhancements to the organization.
Betco Hires VP Of Sales
Betco Corporation has announced that Bob Gail has joined the company''s executive management team as senior vice president of sales.
Gail has held senior executive sales, marketing and general management positions with such recognized companies as NCR Corporation, Newell Rubbermaid, Katy Industries and, most recently, APC Filtration Inc.
ProTeam Receives Award
Distributors, building service contractors, in-house service providers and other attendees voted by ballot for the companies they thought provided the best customer service among all 645 exhibitors during the event.
This is the second consecutive year ProTeam has won the Best Customer Service Award.
Chemical-free Cleaning Expo Nears
Vince Elliott, a leading cleaning industry consultant and founder of the Chemical Free Cleaning Network (CFCN), will collaborate with Nova Southeastern University (NSU) in presenting the first Chemical Free Cleaning Expo.
On February 21, 2012 at the NSU campus in Davie, Florida, guests will be introduced to the entire spectrum of new technologies that enable building sanitation to be achieved with plain tap water and science.
Advance Advertisement Wins Award
With nearly 4,000 entries from across the U.S. and around the world, the Davey Awards honor the finest creative work from advertising agencies and companies worldwide.
Staples Launches e-commerce Site
Staples Advantage has announced the launch of its new e-commerce site to enable businesses to consolidate suppliers and achieve savings.
The site offers numerous tools and reports designed to help organizations manage best-in-class procurement programs for a complete business solution.
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