THG Sports CEO Jon Stromberg announces promotions for 13 sales executives following their successful efforts in the past quarter to meet performance goals and surpass client expectations.
“These promotions are part of our ‘grow from within’ strategy that rewards team members who are critical for our company’s ongoing success,” Stromberg says. “With the expansion of THG’s team and office locations in North America, we’re on track for an excellent fourth quarter and expect additional promotions to follow.”
The 13 promotions include entry-level and veteran THG team members and advancements to Senior Account Executive, Team Leader, Assistant Sales Manager and Sales Manager roles within THG’s North American division. The team members receiving promotions and their office locations are:
Pierre Marchand: Pierre has moved up the ranks from Assistant Sales Manager in Chicago to Sales Manager for THG’s Toronto office during his tenure with the company. His strong sales and training performance have earned a promotion to National Sales Manager overseeing THG’s new Augusta Tournament Hospitality division.
Armando Vera: Armando has been successful as Assistant Sales Manager and Sales Manager for THG’s Chicago and LA offices. The latest promotion moves Armando to National Sales Manager for THG’s Championship Hospitality office in LA, a division that focuses on U.S. Open Golf Championship hospitality.
Evan Raggi: Evan has been promoted to Assistant Sales Manager overseeing the THG’s Championship Hospitality team in New York. The promotion follows Evan successfully meeting sales and management training goals while working in THG’s Chicago office.
Joel Chiappetta: Joel’s promotion, which followed his earning THG’s top sales rep incentive for new business development and consistent month-to-month sales, moves him to a full Sales Manager position in the Chicago office.
Ben Shepherd: Ben’s promotion to National Sales Manager recognizes his work in THG’s Houston and Chicago offices managing THG teams and meeting sales goals. In his new role, Ben will focus on developing sales and team members for three key events.
Juan Garcia: Juan’s promotion to Assistant Sales Manager in Chicago follows his successful efforts to grow business around the Winter Games in Vancouver and develop client relationships with large global corporations, including several in South America.
Don Houston: Don’s reputation as a consistent producer has earned a promotion to Team Leader, following his success in the Chicago office as a Senior Account Executive.
Peter Yannopoulos: Peter’s performance as a Senior Account Executive and Team Leader has earned a promotion to Assistant Sales Manager in the Montreal office.
Matthew Haney: Matthew has been promoted to Senior Account Executive for the Montreal office following a strong term of consistent sales.
Corinne Vandal: Corinne earned her promotion to Senior Account Executive following three successful sales in as many weeks after starting to work for THG’s Montreal office.
Scott Burcar: Scott has been promoted to Assistant Sales Manager following a quick-rise success as an Account Executive, Senior Account Executive and Team Leader in the San Diego office.
Gus Demos: Gus has been promoted to Senior Account Executive following consistent month-to-month sales and a specialized focus on U.S. Open Golf Championship event hospitality.
Graham Ruskin: Graham has been promoted to Senior Account Executive following success with handling referral business and other business development work.