June 1, 2015
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
(CITY OF INDUSTRY, Calif., June 1, 2015) – Sweda Company, LLC (ASI# 90305) today is pleased to announce changes in its leadership to further enhance Sweda’s mission of supporting its customers with the highest levels of innovation and customer service. Sweda is driven by the goal of making its customers succeed. Kenneth “KB” Marshall joins the leadership team as CEO and will take on the responsibility of day to day operations. KB, formerly Vice President of Merchandising at Oriental Trading Company, will begin his appointment on June 8th. Jim Hagan will take on the role of Chairman at Sweda and will continue to assist the company in its goal to be the preeminent supplier of promotional solutions to the industry.
“Over the last few years, we have made great strides at Sweda in offering our customers many innovative products and services that lead our industry. We are well positioned for the future,” says Hagan. “Bringing KB on to lead our management team solidifies our position as the preferred choice of innovative marketing solutions.” As Chairman, Hagan will remain active in the strategic direction of the business and will focus on growth opportunities that will enhance our customers’ marketing goals.
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About Sweda Company, LLC: Founded in 1976, Sweda Company, LLC is a top-20 integrated supplier and manufacturer of promotional products that provides innovative marketing solutions for the advertising specialties industry. Headquartered in the City of Industry, CA, the privately-owned company, which is accredited by the Quality Certification Alliance (QCA) and is an ASI 5-Star Supplier, offers complete services, competitive pricing and quality customer care to its distributor customers. Sweda stocks hundreds of products in over 18 categories including bags, drinkware, electronics, computer accessories, writing instruments, stationery, watches and ecofriendly products. Visit www.swedausa.com.