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Stran Promotional Solutions Names Two Industry Veterans to Key Leadership Roles
Stran Promotional Solutions is pleased to announce the hire of Bob Shea as its new Vice President of Sales. With more than 20 years of experience in print and promotional sales and sales management, Bob will be responsible for building out the sales team at Stran and the growth of both the existing account base as well as new sales growth. Most recently Bob spent 10 years at Staples driving corporate sales of both the print and promo business.
"I am looking forward to making a major impact on the sales org anization at Stran," said Bob Shea. "I am extremely impressed with Stran’s ability to build truly flexible solutions to meet their customer’s needs. Having been a part of a number of great teams over the years, I know when an organization has got it, and these guys do."
Additionally, Stran has named Nicholas Mirabile to the role of Vice President of Business Development. With more than 20-years of experience in the promotional products industry, Nicholas will focus on expanding Stran Promotional Solutions’ enterprise accounts. Mirabile spent more than eight years at Octagon as the VP of Merchandise & Licensing and was most recently the VP of Client Engagement at GES Events. His relationships at multi-national organizations, Fortune 500 firms and experiential marketing agencies will complement our existing roster of global clients.
"I have crossed paths with Stran a number of times over my career and have always been impressed with their ability to develop and deliver programs uniquely designed for each client’s needs," said Nick Mirabile. "I share their philosophy of being a solution driven organization and look forward to creating new relationships and designing unique programs to meet the needs of future clients."
"We are thrilled to bring two industry veterans to help lead the future growth of Stran Promotional Solutions," said Andy Shape, President at Stran Promotional Solutions. "Bob Shea’s experience, relationships and knowledge of our industry will be invaluable to our growing sales team. Nick Mirablile’s experience in the event and sponsorship activation realm will be of tremendous value in open ing new doors for our team."
About Stran Promotional Solutions
Stran was founded in 1994 by Andrew Stranberg and Andy Shape and was named a top 50 Distributor in the US by Promo Marketing Magazine in 2015 and has since moved up the list to #41. Stran provides organizations with physical branded merchandise, print, packaging, & point of sale while also providing the marketing vehicles to distribute that merchandise via eCompany stores, warehousing & fulfillment, kitting, & direct mail. Stran has also been named a Best Places to Work for 3 years running by Counselor Magazine (a leading trade journal in the Advertising Specialties industry). Stran is based just outside Boston in Quincy, Ma with sales offices across the US and strategic partners across the globe. Stran utilizes multiple warehousing sites across North America and has partnerships for worldwide distribution capabilities. For more info, visit www.stran.com.
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