NORCROSS, GA (January 18, 2008) - Unisource Worldwide, Inc., one of the leading distributors of paper, packaging and facility supplies in North America, has announced the appointments of three industry veterans to key sales positions in its Packaging unit, effective immediately:
Jeff Small, Business Manager - Packaging, will oversee sales and business development operations in the Atlanta, GA, area. He will report to Mark Trainer, Unisource Area Vice President, Packaging - South. During his previous 10-year tenure with Unisource at its Seattle, WA, location, Small excelled as Customer Service Representative, Sales Professional and Packaging Business Manager. Since 2004, he has made his mark as an entrepreneur, as co-owner of a construction equipment company and as a Packaging Consultant in Naples, FL.
Jeff Hoeppner, Business Manager - Packaging, will direct packaging and facility supplies sales and business development efforts in the Columbus and Cincinnati, OH, areas. He will report to Tom Garvey, Unisource Area Vice President, Packaging - Mid-America. Hoeppner has 10 years of experience in the printed folding carton segment, including managing an Ohio sales territory for Carton Services, Inc., and a two-year stint with The Computer Group, an Ohio contract packaging company.
Jim Stoll, Stretch Film Specialist, will be responsible for stretch film segment sales and business development in the Mid-America region, also reporting to Garvey. He has 17 years of experience in the stretch film industry, including his most recent position in custom film and stretch wrap sales with Berry Plastics and a four-year stint with Sigma Stretch Films.
"We are pleased to have Jeff Small, Jeff Hoeppner and Jim Stoll, with their valuable packaging sales management expertise, join our team to provide customers with the best product solutions and services in the industry," said Darin Tang, Unisource Senior Vice President, Sales - Packaging. "We look forward to their leadership as we grow profitable sales in the Atlanta and Mid-America markets."
For more information on Unisource products, please visit www.unisourcelink.com, or contact Unisource at 1-800-unisource.
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