GLOBAL PROMOTIONAL PRODUCT ORGANIZATION ELECTS NEW SUPERVISORY BOARD
06/29/2012

IGC Global Promotions NV (IGC), the first single-source global international promotional product company, announces the election of the new board at the corporate meeting held in Macau.

Online PR News – 29-June-2012 – Dayton, OH – Chairman-elect Michael Emoff of USA’s Shumsky Enterprises heads a diverse supervisory board. Other officers include Samuel Ling, Hiromori International / Hong Kong, Jessica Olvera, Importaciones Y Publicidad S.A. de C.V. / Mexico, Peter Hedegaard of Metz / Denmark, Aaron Moscoe of TPS / Canada and Dirk Van Lysbeth of Mondial Gifts / Belgium. Additionally, the organization accepted three new country member owners into the 51 member worldwide promotional product network: South Africa (Picto Busby Ltd), Saudi Arabia (Traffik 360 – O&C) and Lebanon (Traffik 360 Sal).

Now represented in 46 countries, all members perform as a single business focused on serving their global clients efficiently and effectively through all stages of promotional products procurement with the single objective of defining “the best customer service experience”.

IGC Global Promotions delivers a coordinated purchasing process for multi-national businesses ordering branded merchandise for their inter-continental divisions. Through IGC, global corporations achieve purchasing efficiencies, reduce brand risks, and benefit from local service and representation for cultural preferences and regional marketing requirements, including appropriate languages and currencies.

“As a single-source global contract partner, we deliver promotional product sales, service, and product distribution with local personalization and representation. These select, best-in-class promotional products companies manage all aspects of compliance, communication, and distribution in their respective countries”, says Hans Poulis, CEO of IGC Global Promotions. “Our strategy provides global corporations an advantageous international promotional marketing solution.”

IGC delivers supply chain transparency and testing protocol to enforce product safety and mitigate compliance risks. "Through IGC’s expertise with codes of conduct and local regulations, and because we work with controlled factories, multinational companies can manage and monitor the marketing and buying processes of the supply chain. No other single organization offers this comprehensive service level”, says Poulis.

About IGC Global Promotions NV
IGC Global Promotions, formerly functioning as the International Advertising Gift Council, has been active since 1956 as a consortium to consolidate and leverage purchasing, to service clients collectively on a global basis, and to share creative ideas and best practices.

The cooperative was founded by 50 companies from 47 countries; all companies have equal ownership. The cooperative is the sole shareholder of IGC Global Promotions NV, with its headquarters in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. The shareholders adhere to strict processes and key performance indicators that are critical to correctly serving global clients.

The promotional products industry has worldwide sales of approximately $ 55 (USD) billion. The combined revenue of the IGC Global Promotions member companies is currently. $ 840 (USD) million and is expected to increase within three years to more than $1 (USD) billion.