This duality of strength sets the course for an explosion of growth for the company
Lincoln, RI (PRWEB) February 27, 2010 -
ChemArt (http://www.chemart.com) proudly announces the appointment of Bill Thomas as President of ChemArt. Formerly the Director of Sales, Bill is chartered with leading ChemArt into a new era through sales growth and market penetration.
Thomas joined ChemArt in 2005, bringing with him expertise in retail distribution and sale management. He has demonstrated an ability to work collaboratively with many parts of the organization as well as with all types of customers in multiple channels of distribution. He has set a course for retail sales that has led to the overall visibility of retail products in many additional locations throughout the US.
Thomas is a graduate of Ohio Wesleyan and holds a Masters from Duke University. Beginning his business life as an entrepreneur, he has a sense of what retailers face on an everyday basis. After selling off his business, he entered into field sales where he was recognized for his abilities by MASCO and later Black & Decker.
Thomas continued as a top performer for over 15 years and was tapped by management as Sales Manager of the gift, lighting and home décor business unit. His role included sales management, execution and sales force oversight.
Thomas is uniquely qualified to move ChemArt into a new phase of growth. As President he will set the stage for success with a vision that is sales, product and market focused.
"ChemArt is in the fantastic position of being a premiere player in the retail giftware industry and a leader in creating custom pieces for not only retail, but the collegiate, nonprofit, and healthcare industries," says Thomas. "This duality of strength sets the course for an explosion of growth for the company".
For over thirty years, ChemArt has served as the premiere designer and manufacturer of photo-chemically etched decorative ornaments and collectibles in the United States. Fully integrated from design through distribution, ChemArt provides products for the giftware industry and fundraising ventures. It currently licenses the Baldwin brand of distinctive ornaments broadening its distribution into retail. The company, located in Lincoln, Rhode Island, has produced "Keepsakes Etched in Time" for the White House Historical Association, the U.S. Capitol Historical Society, the CIA, the National Corvette Museum, many charities supporting Autism - including Autism Speaks and the Doug Flutie Jr. Foundation for Autism-, Habitat for Humanity, the Jimmy Fund, Ellis Island & Statue of Liberty Foundation, Notre Dame University, the American Red Cross, and the Texas State Capitol Preservation Board. For more information, visit http://www.chemart.com.