Chanhassen, Minn. - IWCO Direct, a leading national provider of direct marketing solutions, announced that Executive Vice President - Chief Financial Officer Joseph F. Morrison will take on an expanded role as President. Executive Vice President – Sales & Client Services Patrick Deck has been named Executive Vice President - Chief Marketing Officer. James N. Andersen will continue as Chief Executive Officer and will devote additional energies to IWCO Direct's growth strategies. Tom Wicka, who has served as Executive Vice President – Chief Marketing Officer, will continue to provide leadership as a member of the Board of Directors.
"Similar to our acquisition last year of the U.S. operations of Transcontinental Direct that provided us with a national footprint, these organizational enhancements further position IWCO Direct for continued growth as we help customers respond quickly to marketing opportunities and challenges in this dynamic environment," commented Andersen. "We have the right leadership team in place to advance our vision of delivering direct marketing like no one else."
Morrison joined IWCO Direct in April 2006 as Executive Vice President–Chief Financial Officer. He has provided exemplary leadership and vision for the company's financial management. Prior to joining IWCO Direct, he served as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Culligan International Inc. in Chicago, IL. There, he was responsible for all global finance functions including reporting and control, treasury, taxation, financial planning analysis, and internal audit. He was previously a partner with Ernst & Young and holds a BBA from St. Francis Xavier University in Canada.
Deck joined IWCO Direct in 2008 as Executive Vice President of Operations from Capital One where he held a number of operations, marketing and analysis, and supply chain management roles. Prior to that, Deck served 10 years in various capacities as an officer in the United States Navy, including as a defense resource manager within the Joint Chiefs of Staff at the Pentagon. He is a graduate of The Citadel with a degree in Business Administration and holds an MS from the Naval Postgraduate School.