- (PRWEB) January 06, 2015 -- Visual Marking Systems (VMS), Inc. has announced the appointment of James Weaver to Vice President of Sales and Global Markets effective immediately. Weaver is a highly collaborative individual who embraces a customer-focused attitude with six-sigma green-belt training, and over 16 years of experience in various sales and marketing leadership roles at 3M Company (3M Electrical Markets Division). Weaver’s been employed with VMS since October 2013, as the Eastern Business Development Manager.
Mr. Weaver is a graduate of the College of Wooster, receiving his B.A. in Business Economics with a minor in Spanish and Cultural Studies in 1994. While at the College of Wooster, he earned NCAA Division III Athletic All-American Honors, multiple NCAC All-Conference Awards, and elected team Captain by his peers in both tennis and football. He received his M.B.A. with a specialty in Marketing Management from Tampa College in 1998.
Before joining VMS, Weaver held positions as VP & interim COO at M.O.H. Holdings, LLC., specializing in venture capital startups in real estate acquisition. While at the 3M Company, Weaver lead sales & marketing teams and sold electrical components and cable accessories throughout the United States within the electrical construction, commercial, industrial/MRO markets.
“James brings a high level of sales professionalism to VMS that will allow us to continue our exceptional growth. In my 32 years of sales, I have to say James "gets it" in terms of creating value between customer and supplier so they both move forward in a profitable strategic relationship” says Dolf Kahle, CEO of Visual Marking Systems.
With a diverse industry background, Weaver is poised to grow revenue and sales to increase the value delivered to VMS’ core markets and Fortune 500 customers. His proven win-win relationships provide objective results by delivering increased value and reduced costs to VMS’ core markets and customers. Weaver will carry out multiple job assignments between sales, marketing, business development, and operations to increase Visual Marking Systems overall success.
According to Weaver, “I am enthusiastic and humbled with this opportunity to contribute to the momentum of record revenue performance which has transpired here at Visual Marking Systems in 2014. As we look forward and chart the course for 2015 and beyond, Customer Focus Selling principles with effective implementation will be critical in our sustained success”.
For over 50 years Visual Marking Systems (VMS) has been a leader in the superior custom graphic design services and printing industry producing products for the OEM (Decals, Overlays), Point-of-Sale (Displays, Signs, Graphics), Public Transit (Interior and Exterior), and Fleet Graphics (Wraps and Letterings) industries. This major corporation and industry leader, located in the Cleveland/Akron area, has over 100 employees. VMS is the high performance printer to America’s hardest working companies including Enterprise Truck, Mobil, FedEx, Exxon, Navistar, SEPTA, Metro Transit Los Angeles, WMATA, New Flyer, Alstom, Cubic, Bombardier, Amtrak, MTA/ New York, BART/ Muni and more.
In addition to receiving Gold Status from the APTA Sustainability Commitment, VMS is a Certified Green Printer, having received certification from the Sustainable Green Printing Partnership. VMS joins a short list of printing companies in the US and Canada who have exhibited a commitment to the principals of sustainability.
This innovative company is an ISO facility that embraces the Lean Enterprise program, as well as recently receiving Master Certification status from the Professional Decal Application Alliance (PDAA) for the installation of vehicle/fleet graphics. For more information, please visit http://www.vmsinc.com. VMS is located at 2097 East Aurora Road, Twinsburg, OH 44087.