Alexander Manufacturing

Alexander Manufacturing Appoints New President
December 6, 2012

Alexander Manufacturing, a leading promotional products supplier based out of St. Louis, recently announced that Michael O'Connell has been appointed as president of the company. In this position at Alexander Manufacturing, he will be focused on driving growth for the company through the delivery of innovative products and services that meet the needs of the industry.

Astor Chocolate Hires Charles G. Duggan II, MAS
November 5, 2012

Astor Chocolate has hired Charles G. Duggan II, MAS, as national accounts manager, corporate sales division. In this new role, Duggan will be responsible for growing revenue through wider distribution of Astor Chocolate gifts and giveaway items through the company’s distributor partners.

“During his tenure in the promotional products industry, Charles has built and maintained lasting partnerships at all levels with key distributor customers, and this was very attractive to us as we were looking to fill the position of national accounts manager,” said Howard Cubberly, vice president of corporate sales for Astor Chocolate. “Astor is a bit of a hidden gem, and Charles can help get the word out in a big way. His experience gives him the ability to sell quality in both the promotional gift and giveaway categories. Since he understands the different types of distributor needs, he can look at how each segment goes to market and apply the right product and program to the right opportunity.”

The Lap of 
February 1, 2012

Promo Marketing spoke with Alexander Manufacturing and Solar Advertising to find the what, why, who and how of selling classic and new wellness products in 2012.