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Braintree, MA, December 6, 2019 – To ensure continuity in the development and execution of current projects and long-term operating objectives, HPG (HUB Promotional Group) announced the promotion of Rodd Steuart to Chief Operating Officer, effective immediately. Formerly president of HandStands Promo, an HPG company, Rodd will take on an enterprise role as the new Chief Operating Officer for all of HPG. The promotion backfills the COO role vacated by Chris Anderson, when he became CEO of HPG in June of 2019.
Rodd Steuart states, “Having been a part of HPG for nearly a year now, I know the talent and opportunity that exists here at HPG and am excited to build upon the amazing foundation in place and humbled to by the opportunity to lead an incredible group of operations professionals. I am committed to a continuous improvement process that embraces social and environmental responsibility as well as economic responsibility in all of HPG’s operating environments.”
Chris Anderson, HPG CEO, adds, “I have known and worked with Rodd for more than 10-years. Rodd’s extensive background and strength in both finance and operations, combined with his firsthand knowledge of, and commitment to, HPG’s mission, vision, values and strategy makes him the ideal person to lead our talented operations team into the next phase of growth and development at HPG. I am blessed with an outstanding senior leadership team at HPG, and the addition of Rodd Steuart only adds to my confidence in our team’s ability to create new standards of excellence and deliver on our promises to our customers.”
Now comprised of Hub Pen, Beacon, Best/Cooler, Debco, BCG, Origaudio and HandStands, all HPG companies share a common foundation, anchored by best-in-class service, innovative products, quick turnaround times and longstanding win-win partnerships with their respective customer bases and suppliers. Serving a growing North American customer base with award-winning service, compelling products and a passion for excellence in all phases of the customer experience, HPG is now the 8th largest company in the promotional products industry (based on revenues), and enjoys strong organic growth complemented by strategic acquisitions.
About HUB Pen Company
HUB Pen Company is a second generation, family-owned business headquartered in Braintree, Massachusetts. Its 300+ employees service more than 12,000 promotional products distributors and the company decorates more than 215 million pens each year – making it the second largest designer and supplier of promotional writing instruments in the United States.