Midwest-CBK hires Laurence Warden as VP of sales
February 15, 2013,
"Midwest-CBK has an incredible legacy and played a lead role in creating the holiday and gift industry, built by outstanding, talented and passionate people who create extraordinary products," Warden said. "What brought me back to Midwest-CBK is the magic of this special place, which I'm thrilled to share with our customers and the industry. We are in the best industry in the world - the products we sell touch people's hearts and inspire them to laugh. And I have the best job in the world - I love the fun people, changing trends and of course the products."
"I had the privilege of working with Laurence when we served together at Midwest-CBK in the 1990s, and welcome his tremendous history of success, energy and breadth of experience back to the company and our customers," said Dick Duff, Midwest-CBK general manager. "His genuine enthusiasm combined with outstanding sales and leadership will serve our customers, employees and the industry well."
Warden served in several sales leadership roles at Midwest-CBK in both England and the U.S., including director of national sales. Prior to returning to Midwest-CBK, Warden served as the director of sales for Kaemingk Associates, where he brought the largest European holiday company to the U.S. market.
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