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February 1, 2011


Spartan Announces Promotions

Spartan Chemical Company Inc.recently announced the promotion of Jerred Attanasio to the position of regional sales manager for Spartan''s North Carolina region.

Scott McKelvey was promoted to the position of regional sales manager for Spartan''s Oregon region

Both Attanasio, who has 10 years of experience in the JanSan industry, and McKelvey, who has been in the mortgage business for the past 12 years, will be responsible for the service, sales and support of several Spartan distributors.

GREENGUARD Makes Appointment

The GREENGUARD Environmental Institute is pleased to announce the appointment of Brian Englert as manager of science and standards.

Englert brings over a decade of experience in environmental science to GREENGUARD, having served as a scientist at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for over four years.

Network Services Makes Staff Changes

Network Services Company recently announced changes to its marketing department.

Kevin Rudd has been promoted to chief marketing officer and will oversee and direct the efforts of strategic marketing and brand building to Network''s customers, suppliers and members.

Monica Saviano has been hired to the marketing team as market manager and will be responsible for market management of the health care customer segment and corporate marketing communications.

Unger Welcomes Director Of Marketing

Unger Enterprises Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of Jeff Graveline as director of marketing.

Graveline joins Unger with more than 17 years of commercial and industrial product marketing experience.

Graveline''s responsibilities include market delivery of numerous new products, branding and communications for North America.

Trojan Battery Appoints President

Trojan Battery Companyrecently announced the appointment of Jeff Elder to the position of president.

Elder, a five-year veteran of Trojan, served as chief operating officer and chief financial officer guiding the strategic growth of the organization.

In his new position, Elder will be responsible for the overall strategic management of all operations within Trojan Battery.

ISSA Issues 2010 YES Award

Robert Robinson, Sr., founder of Kaivac Inc., is the recipient of the 2010 ISSA Young Executives Society (YES) Industry Special Achievement award.

The YES award recognizes individuals or companies that have made significant contributions to the professional cleaning industry, ISSA and YES.

The YES organization is designed to provide leadership and networking opportunities for executives in the professional cleaning industry under the age of 45.

BSCAI Service Employee Of The Year Named

Brenda Brown of Bravo! Group Services was recently named the 2010 Building Service Contractors Association International (BSCAI) Building Service Employee of the Year.

This award demonstrates Brown''s 15-year dedication to the custodial field and is a testament to her strong work ethic and commitment to the betterment of the industry.

The annual award is bestowed to the person who contributes to their role by performing the functions of their job above and beyond at all times, exhibits loyalty and dedication to their customers and is recognized as an integral member of their team.

Jewish Guild For The Blind Makes Appointment

Ernest Greene has been appointed director of building services at the Jewish Guild for the Blind.

Greene, who has extensive experience with all aspects of facilities management, will be responsible for maintenance, general services, cafeteria, transportation, construction projects and lease negotiations at all New York State Guild sites: Albany, Buffalo, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Melville, Niagara Falls, White Plains and Yonkers.

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