TREVOSE, PA – September 9, 2009 – The Advertising Specialty Institute®, the largest media and marketing organization serving the advertising specialty industry, today announced it named Jason Ostrow executive director of distributor services.
Mr. Ostrow will report to Heather DiPrato, vice president of distributor services. He has over 10 years of marketing and sales experience and joined ASI in 2004 as an account manager.
In his new role, Mr. Ostrow will continue to be responsible for managing the distributor business for ASI Canada and will now also be responsible for new business development in ASI’s major account division.
“Jason Ostrow has been responsible for growing ASI’s presence in Canada dramatically,” said Dan O’Halloran, senior vice president, distributor services. “Over the past several years, in addition to strong sales, Jason has truly stepped-up and taken ownership of the distributor activity in ASI Canada, contributing to the overall strategy, management and product development.”
“We look forward to having Jason join the major account division in his enhanced role,” said Heather DiPrato, vice president of distributor services. “He has done an impressive job expanding relationships in the Canadian market.”
Jason graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree from the California University of Pennsylvania, where he met his wife Michelle of 10 years. He resides in Langhorne, Pennsylvania, and enjoys time spent with his two daughters, Katen and Keira.
Also serving clients in Canada are Fred and Leslie Oesen, vice presidents of ASI Canada, who are based in Toronto.
For more information, contact Dan O’Halloran, senior vice president of distributor services, at [email protected].
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