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GPA Announces 2013 Award Winners

Press release from the issuing company

Chicago, IL – GPA proudly announces the 2013 recipients of their President’s Award, Brian P. Amerson Customer Service Excellence Award, and Salesperson of the Year Award. Recognizing the contributions of outstanding individuals each year reinforces the values that guide GPA on a daily basis, and rewards exemplary individuals for helping to further GPA’s reputation as a world-class organization. 

GPA’s President’s Award recognizes employees for high levels of achievement in promoting GPA’s corporate goals throughout the year, and for unselfishly and consistently going beyond the call of duty. The 2013 President’s Award was presented to Gil Chavez, GPA’s Vice President of Operations.  

The Brian P. Amerson Customer Service Excellence Award recognizes employees for consistently delivering excellent service to external and internal customers. In 2004, this award was dedicated and renamed to honor the late Brian P. Amerson and his commitment to Customer Service Excellence. 

The 2013 Brian P. Amerson Customer Service Excellence Award went to three employees: 

  • Donna Downey, Merchandising Coordinator
  • Gina Wilczewski, Administrative Receptionist
  • Anthony Jules, who was newly promoted to Operations Manager and will be relocating from GPA’s California office to GPA’s McCook headquarters for his new role

The Sales Professional of the Year Award is presented to a GPA sales representative each year for going above and beyond the call of duty, and for providing outstanding service to customers and the company. The 2013 award went to Victoria Valentine, GPA’s Territory Sales Manager who serves customers in the Texas print market. 

As a seven-time winner of the Best Workplace in the Americas award, GPA and its culture is rooted in the recognition and advancement of its employees. GPA is pleased to recognize these individuals whose passion and dedication contribute to the company’s continued success on a daily basis, while ensuring that GPA’s customers receive the highest level of service possible.

Pictured (front row, left to right) Donna Downey, Gil Chavez and Gina Wilczewski, (back row, left to right) Bob Niesen and Tom Brooker

GPA is the premier source for specialty substrates and solutions for offset and digital printing. Products include coated and uncoated papers, pressure sensitive and specialty papers, synthetic films and substrates exclusively engineered for HP Indigo and other digital presses. GPA is an HP Indigo Preferred Partner and a Diamond Partner of Dscoop (Digital Solutions Cooperative). For more information on GPA or the products it offers, visit www.askgpa.com or contact GPA Customer Support at 800-395-9000.


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