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IMAGEN Brands – Crown and Vitronic were recently awarded the 2016 Most Valuable Partner Award from Proforma Albrecht & Co. Rory Campbell, National Accounts Manager, accepted the award on behalf of IMAGEN Brands at the Proforma Albrecht & Co. Sales Achievement Awards Celebration at The Monastery in Cincinnati, OH on Tuesday, May 2nd. Campbell was also awarded Outstanding MVP Partner Rep of the Year.
We spoke with Proforma Albrecht Co-Owner, Fred Albrecht, about what it takes to earn the award, Most Valuable Partner. “This is one of the hardest decisions each year as Proforma Albrecht has such great supplier partners,” explains Fred Albrecht. “IMAGEN Brands was selected by our team based on overall sales, as well as a market share increase of over 108% over the prior year through the introduction of new trends in products and colors, exclusives, as well as custom overseas production capability – delivering quality and safe products on time.” Albrecht continues, “In reality, this award represents the hard work of every IMAGEN Brands employee. Congratulations to our 2016 Most Valuable Partner of the Year, and to Dana Zezzo and the team of phenomenal people he has assembled at IMAGEN Brands.”
Rory Campbell was awarded the 2016 Outstanding MVP Partner Rep Award. Suzette Albrecht, Co-Owner and President presented the award stating, “Rory is the quintessential sales professional. His friendship and business partnership is invaluable to the sales professionals and employees of Proforma Albrecht & Co.” Each year, the team at Proforma Albrecht, including sales professionals from around the country and home office employees vote to reward the one of the many industry supplier sales representatives. Fred Albrecht adds, “Rory has dynamically helped our team grow our market share by providing stellar sales assistance, with outstanding “end user” presentations, creative ideas and solutions, and keeping our team informed of the latest industry trends.”
In acceptance of the award, Campbell shared a statement with us. “It is a great honor to receive the Proforma Albrecht Supplier Rep of the Year Award. I have been working with Proforma Albrecht for almost 10 years now and have been chasing this award hard the last few years. The relationship between both companies is a true partnership. I am glad to be able to call many of their reps and team members not just a business partner, but friends.”