Amherst, N.H. – FLAG (Flexo Label Advantage Group LLC) has named Kody Bendele as its first Sales Manager, North America.
Bendele’s role will be to recruit new Members and to increase rebate opportunities for existing Members by ensuring that they expand their available purchases with FLAG Vendor Partners. Prior to joining FLAG, he gained extensive experience with Buying Groups as VP, Sales and Customer Service, Northwest and Midwest, for Independent Printers Worldwide (IPW). He adds his new FLAG responsibilities to his work with IPW.
According to John McKay, president and founder, “We’re thrilled to expand our organization and welcome Kody Bendele. As FLAG has now grown to 106 Members and our benefits have expanded, we are seeking new prospects who will be forward-thinking partners. At IPW, Kody focuses on making independent commercial printers more competitive, profitable, and better positioned to tackle the challenges of an evolving industry environment. This experience will ensure that he hits the ground running for FLAG.”
A resident of Oregon, Bendele has a bachelor’s degree in Business from the University of Phoenix.