POINTS OF LIGHT HIRES KOGUTT

The 26-year industry veteran fills the role of vice president of sales.

FAIRFIELD, NEW JERSEY (May 17, 2010) – Points of Light has hired Michael Kogutt, MAS, as vice president of sales where he will be responsible for coordinating sales and managing reps.

A 26-year industry veteran, Kogutt was most recently vice president of sales for Houston, Texas-based Landes, Inc. Previously, he was vice president of sales for Dallas, Texas-based Senator Promotional Group USA/Dart Business Accessories and Dart Manufacturing Company.

Kogutt was an active board member of the CAS/MAS Alumni Association for five years, serving in all offices including one term as president. He has also volunteered for two-year terms each on the PPAI Education Committee and PPAI Membership Services Committee.

“Michael brings vast experience and a solid reputation to Points of Light,” said T. Reagan Holm, CAS, president/COO. “He is the right fit for our team and will play an integral part in the dynamic growth I have planned for the future.”

About Points of Light:

Founded in 1989, Fairfield, New Jersey-based Points of Light initially offered the Maglite line and continues having the distinction of being the top supplier of Maglite flashlights to the promotional products industry. Throughout the years, the line has grown with an innovative collection of unique and patented product groups, including the Swanky Pens©, the Goofy Group©, a full line of health and safety products, and many others.

An industry leader in design innovation, Points of Light was honored with Counselor magazine’s Distributor’s Choice 2010 Award in the toys category and was a finalist in the flashlights category for 2010 and the lanyards category for 2007. The company has also received several ASI Spirit Awards: Best Advantages Ad Finalist for 2008 and 2010, Product Design Award Winner for 2007 in the writing instruments category and Product Design Award Finalist for 2007 in the desk accessories and meeting products categories.

For more information, visit www.polpromo.com.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Media Contact:
Lisa Horn, CAS
214-674-8400
lisa_k_horn@hotmail.com 

Company Contact:
Scott A. Nussinow, MAS
207-240-1015
scottn@polpromo.com