InkHead Executives Named to Promo Industry’s “Best Bosses” List
InkHead Promotional Products President & CEO Chris D’Agnese and Vice-President of Sales & Marketing Jim Franklyn have been named two of the promotional-products industry’s Best Bosses for 2010 by PPB Magazine, the business publication of Promotional Products Association International. The list will appear in the October issue.
Winder, GA September 27, 2010 – InkHead Promotional Products is proud to announce that Chris D’Agnese, President & CEO, and Jim Franklyn, Vice-President for Sales & Marketing, have been named to PPB Magazine’s list of Best Bosses for 2010. PPB is the monthly business publication of Promotional Products Association International (PPAI), the premier trade association of the promotional-products industry, which makes this award a standout honor among InkHead’s peers. The annual Best Bosses list will appear in the October issue.
Chris D’Agnese, a former software engineer, co-founded InkHead in 2003 and built the company from a grassroots operation run from the partners’ basements into one of the best-performing companies in any industry in America, according to Inc. Magazine. He and his partners’ dual mission, to provide unparalleled technical innovation and customer service, have won the company several industry awards and attracted the attention of many high-profile clients.
Jim Franklyn has been with InkHead Promotional Products since January of 2009, bringing 25 years of experience with him, including 10 years guiding the company Award Excellence Marketing into its place as one of the largest distributors in Florida. In his tenure at InkHead he has overseen an expansion and reorganization of the sales staff and spearheaded an ongoing period of exceptional growth in company sales.
The Best Bosses 2010 award is based on submissions from employees within the nominee’s company, so the award is truly a testament to D’Agnese and Franklyn’s remarkable guidance and leadership.
Since its inception in 2003, InkHead has shown phenomenal growth and uncommon resilience in a challenging economy. With an amazing 522 percent growth rate through 2006, InkHead was declared the second fastest growing distributor in the advertising specialties industry by the Advertising Specialty Institute. InkHead also garnered praise from Inc. Magazine by being ranked No. 35 in the Top 100 Businesses in Atlanta and No. 64 in the Top 100 Business Services Companies.