HUB PEN HIRES MISELIS

The 10-year industry veteran is the company’s newest sales executive.

Christie Miselis

BRAINTREE, MASSACHUSETTS (May 6, 2011) – Hub Pen Company has hired Christie Miselis as a sales executive, where she will be responsible for working with selected key accounts in addition to managing a territory and working with the multi-line reps within that territory.

Miselis comes to Hub Pen after spending 10 years with Lawrence, Massachusetts-based Gemline as an inside sales account manager, where she was named Inside Sales Representative of the Year 2008.

An active volunteer with the New England Promotional Products Association (NEPPA), she served on the board of directors in 2007 and was the board’s chair of education in 2009.

Miselis studied accounting at Middlesex Community College in Lowell, Massachusetts as well as received human resources training at Northeastern University in Burlington, Massachusetts. She can be reached at cmiselis@hubpen.com or 800-388-2323 ext. 060.

“During her 10 years in the industry, Christie has developed strong relationships with many distributors,” said Andy Arruda, national sales manager. “Combine this with her customer-driven approach to sales and business, her pleasant demeanor and a great work ethic, and she will be a great asset to Hub Pen and our customers as we continue to grow and build the company.”

About Hub Pen Company:

Founded in 1954 by Frank Fleming, Hub Pen Company takes its name from the famous Oliver Wendell Holmes quote that describes Boston as the “hub of the universe.” Today, Hub Pen continues operations under the management of the Fleming family, printing more than 100 million pens annually.

Built upon the core values of providing quality writing instruments, superb imprints, excellent customer service and on-time delivery, Hub Pen has been honored by many of its distributor partners. For six consecutive years, the company has received the Kaeser & Blair Top Ten Supplier Award. Additionally, Hub Pen was honored with the 2010 iPROMOTEu Supplier Appreciation Award, the 2010 AIA Supplier Excellence and Velocity Awards, and the 2010 and 2008 Newton Manufacturing Company Top Suppliers Award.

In addition to being a 2010 and 2011 PPAI Supplier Star Award Nominee/Award of Merit recipient, Hub Pen was named the New England Promotional Products Association (NEPPA) 2010 Supplier of the Year and has been the winner of the 2009 and 2010 Supplier Excellence Silver Award for Writing Instruments from Promo Marketing Magazine. The company has been honored by Identity Marketing magazine as the No. 2 writing instruments supplier for 2010, and Corporate Logo named Hub Pen as the No. 1 writing instruments supplier for 2008.

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For more information, visit www.hubpen.com.

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