Recognized Supplier Guide ‘18

For the Business of Apparel Decorating

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70 || P RI N T W E A R O C T O B E R 2 01 8 P RI N T W E A R P E O PL E GroupeS TA HL North A merica (Sterling Heights, Mich.) na mes Carleen Gray as the co mpany's CE O. Gray co mes to the role with more than 20 years of experience in various positions at S TA HLS'. "If you've ever had the chance to have a more in-depth conver- sation with ( Gray), you kno w that she is one of the top experts in the world when it co mes to solving gar ment decoration chal- lenges, for co mpanies of all sizes," states Ted Stahl, Executive Chair man of the Board of GroupeS TA HL in an announce ment. Prior to her appoint ment, Gray served as executive vice president of sales and marketing and chief marketing of cer at the co mpany. In addition to her most re - cent roles, Gray holds more than 10 years as marketing director and a background in the auto motive industry as a licensing manager for brands like Chrysler and General Motors. Since her return to the GroupeS TA HL fa mily in 2007, Stahl touts Gray as "instru mental in efforts to strea mline global operations, strengthen our corporate culture, i mprove the custo mer experience, and realign divisions." Nazdar Source One (Sha wnee, Kan.) na mes Dan Z muda as re- gional sales manager. Z muda's territory covers the Eastern United States. In his ne w role, Z muda is responsible for establishing sales and marketing objectives in align ment with Nazdar Source One's textile business unit and the organization's strategic initiatives for the Eastern territory. Z muda's career at Nazdar dates back to 2016 when he joined the co mpany as product manager for the textile inks division. He also holds prior experience as the o wner and operator of Castle Shirt Co mpany. Z muda founded the co mpany and oversa w a staff of more than 40 personnel in production, nishing, custo mer service, and shipping. " We are con dent that the co mbination of Dan's strong leadership skills cou- pled with his technical kno wledge in the textile market will contribute greatly to the success of our organization," states Rob Cole man, vice president of Nazdar Source One's textile business unit. Heat Transfer Warehouse (Fargo, N. D.) expands its order ful ll ment tea m with three ne w hires. The ne w e mployees join the co mpany at different branch lo- cations across the U.S. The ne w order ful ll ment specialists include: Rachel Y. S mith at Las Vegas, Shayla Blodgett at Jacksonville, Florida, and Shania S wan- son, at the co mpany's North Dakota headquarters. S mith joins the tea m with previous warehouse experience and an Associate's de- gree in Electrical Engineering. For the Jacksonville tea m, Blodgett says she hopes to "contribute to the success of the co mpany by al ways making sure everything is co mpleted to the co mpany and custo mers' standards." In their ne w roles, all three e mployees ful ll orders and maintain inventory. Welco me to the P R O D UCT HI G HLI G HTS section where each month we offer you resources to enrich and expand your business with great services and products fro m our advertisers. continued fro m page 10 Business Watch Gray Z muda

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