PPAI’s Board of Directors announces its new officers for 2012. The officers are selected by the PPAI Nominating Committee and voted on by the board.
Scott Siegel, MAS, president of Chicago, Illinois-based R.S. Owens & Co. (UPIC: RSOWENS ) and immediate past chair of the board, lead the nominating committee that presented the Board of Directors with the 2012 officer candidates.
“As these officers work very closely with the chair, I worked with incoming Board Chair Steve Meyer to ensure that the slate of officer candidates were people he was comfortable with,” says Siegel. “ I believe that these officers represent a very august group of board members and that they will serve the industry well.”
The 2012 PPAI board officers are:
• Chair: Steven Meyer, MAS, vice president-sales, Willmar, Minnesota, supplier Molenaar, LLC (UPIC: MILINE)
• Immediate Past Chair: Eric Ekstrand, MAS, senior vice president, Chagrin Falls, Ohio, distributor The Mort C. McClennan Co. (UPIC: MCMM)
• Chair-Elect: Marc Simon, chief executive officer, Chicago, Illinois, distributor HALO Branded Solutions (UPIC: HBS)
• Vice Chair Financial Services: Rod Brown, CAS, chief financial officer, Pleasanton, California, distributor MadeToOrder (UPIC: mto)
• Vice Chair Marketing Services: Charles Duggan, MAS, director of business development, St. Louis, Missouri, supplier Greystone International Products Corp. (UPIC: GREYSTON)
• Vice Chair Membership Services: Bruce Felber, MAS, director of marketing and sales support, Holland, Ohio, distributor The Image Group (UPIC: IMAGEGRP)
• Vice Chair Program Services: Joseph Scott, MAS, vice president, Chanhassen, Minnesota, distributor Scott & Associates, Inc. (UPIC: SCOTTASC)
The officers will begin their terms following The PPAI Expo 2012.
Above: Incoming Chairman of the PPAI Board of Directors, Steven Meyer, MAS.