ROGERS TO REP HUB PEN IN NORTHWEST

Jill Rogers will cover Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington.

Jill Rogers

BRAINTREE, MASSACHUSETTES (September 30, 2011) – Hub Pen Company has hired Jill Rogers of Lake Oswego-based Osterman Sales Associates. She covers the Pacific Northwest territory and will be working with Ed Osterman, who has been representing Hub Pen for the past year in Alaska, Oregon and Washington.

A newcomer to the promotional products industry, Rogers brings five years of experience in the healthcare and IT industries to her position. Most recently, she spent two years as a preventive services program analyst with Oregon Medical Group, preceded by three years as an IT business and compliance analyst for Symantec. She received a B.S. in Business with a major in management and minor in Spanish from Oregon State University and is an alumnus of Alpha Gamma Delta. Contact her at 503-481-6639 or jill@ostermansales.com.

“My first experience with Hub Pen occurred in April when I worked the NWPMA tradeshow with Ed Osterman,” Rogers said. “Prior to the show, he told me how popular the Hub Pen booth was and I didn’t believe him until the end of the day when I realized that it had been packed all day! Customers really do love Hub Pen’s products and are very quick to tell you all the things they enjoy about the company. After meeting everyone during a factory tour prior to my official September 1 start date, I could tell that everyone loves their job and that it truly is a family. I’m looking forward to being a part of this family and sharing the Hub Pen story with my clients in the northwest.”

Andy Arruda, MAS, Hub Pen national sales manager, added, “We’ve had strong representation in the Pacific Northwest with Ed Osterman, and adding Jill to the team brings even more strength. Her enthusiasm and professionalism fits in perfectly, and she will be a great asset to the Hub Pen family.”

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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Media Contact:
Lisa Horn, CAS
214-674-8400
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Company Contact:
Pamela Tapia
781-535-5500
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