Norwich, Connecticut (PRWEB) October 02, 2013
Kenn Fischburg, CEO & Owner, of Consumers Interstate Corporation, a national business supplies company dedicated to the Lean Procurement™ of office products, today announced the appointment of James Morrissey as its President effective immediately. Mr. Morrissey brings more than twenty five years of relevant industry experience having served as Vice President and General Manager for Ricoh, USA, Inc.
“Jim’s core business and family values resonate with me,” said Kenn Fischburg, CEO of Consumers Interstate Corporation. “I'm delighted to capitalize on his leadership and management expertise to guide Consumers’ ten year expansion plan, taking advantage of the innovative web technology and sales strategies that make Consumers a leading distributor in their field. With Jim's strong twenty plus year reputation as a leader within our marketplace, I am confident of success.”
Mr. Morrissey has a successful track record in expanding and transforming companies to make them leaders within their industry. While at Ricoh, USA, he was responsible for growing business supplies and services segments on both a Regional and National level. Prior to Ricoh, he held several leadership positions with Ikon Office Solutions.
In addition, Mr. Morrissey brings an inspiring commitment and passion to the local communities in Connecticut, having served as a chair member of United Way of Hartford Capital Campaign, former Board member of the New Haven Boys & Girls Club while currently serving as a Board member of the Cardinal Sheehan Center in Bridgeport CT.
“I’m excited to have the opportunity to join Consumers Interstate at such an exciting time. Kenn Fischburg is a gentleman, our core values linked and we see the future through the same lens. With a disciplined and process management approach, we can relatively easily execute on our combined strategic vision. Kenn’s continuous participation as CEO, John Twomey’s support as CFO and Kirk Richards, formerly of Staples, as General Sales Manager creates a well experienced sales leadership team,” said James Morrissey.
About Consumers Interstate Corporation
Consumers Interstate Corporation is an advanced industrial and business supplies distributor established in 1947. The company is recognized nationally for its innovative leadership in web technology and creative sales solutions. The company is well known for its niche product websites including the world famous ToiletPaperWorld.com and CleaningProductsWorld.com companies. Their wide range of product lines has been augmented with their recent acquisition of New London Tape Distribution Company. Products include: paper and packaging products, office products, janitorial products, and maintenance and safety products. Consumers’ trademarked intellectual properties include Priority Program™ customer relationships, Lean Procurement™ sales strategies, and the Office Products Solution™.
For more information, please visit http://www.Cicgo.com. Contact: Jessica Corkhill, 800-223-7475 Ext. 241, jessicacorkhill(at)cicgo(dot)com