Proforma Marcom Solutions, owned by Brian Kwiatkowski, has acquired Eastern Advertising Novelty. The Marlborough-based distributor will now operate as Eastern Advertising Novelty powered by Proforma. Financial terms of the deal were not released.
Scott Dieleman, Melissa Denhof and Chuck Pierson, previously sales representatives with industry distributor, Image Builders Marketing, have joined Proforma to create a new multi-million dollar venture, MCS Marketing LLC powered by Proforma.
Proforma Graphic Services has announced the acquisition of Columbus-based distributor, Premier Graphic Solutions. Financial terms of the deal were not announced.
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Proforma, Cleveland, announced Ryan Andrews, president of Venture Marketing, Richmond, Va., has joined its member network. Andrews will now operate as The Branding Agency powered by Proforma.
Proforma Global Sourcing, Tampa, Fla., recently announced the acquisition of The Embroidery House, a promotional marketing company specializing in safety programs. Terms of the deal were not announced.
Allen-Bailey Tag & Label Inc., Caledonia, N.Y., has added two new members to its sales team, Tom Kehoe and John Kilcoyne.
Kehoe has an extensive background in sales and business development. He spent many years at Kodak, and most recently worked in pharmaceutical sales.