OSHKOSH, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--4imprint Vice President of Merchandising Suzanne Worwood was named 2014 International Person of the Year in the promotional products industry by Counselor magazine, a promotional products trade publication. The award was announced at an industry event in Chicago Wednesday night.
When presenting the award, the magazine cited the merchandiser’s innovative approach to product development and commitment to corporate social responsibility and product safety among the reasons for the award.
Worwood joined 4imprint in 2000. Since being named Vice President of Merchandising in 2004, she has overseen innovations in product design and development, including the introduction of a wide range of products exclusive to 4imprint. In addition, Worwood was integral in developing an industry-leading supply chain development program. She cites customer insights and supplier partnerships as the inspiration for these innovations.
“I share this award with our suppliers, because this work would not be possible without them,” Worwood said. “I feel fortunate to work with both suppliers and teammates who believe this work is important and are willing to partner to make it happen.”
Today, Worwood leads a team of several dozen who bring a wide range of products to customers, from promotional apparel to pens, business gifts and more.
“This is an honor for both Suzanne and our entire team,” said Kevin Lyons-Tarr, President, 4imprint. “I’m continually impressed by their passion for creating and finding promotional products that work for our customers. The manner in which they do it is in keeping with our philosophy of building lasting, mutually beneficial relationships based a foundation of trust, responsibility and accountability.”
4imprint is part of 4imprint Group, Plc, a publicly traded company on the London Stock Exchange, serving more than 100,000 businesses with promotional items throughout the United States, Canada, United Kingdom and Ireland. 4imprint offers corporate gifts, personalized gifts, custom T-shirts, promotional pens, travel mugs, tote bags, water bottles, Post-it® Notes, custom calendars, custom shirts and much more. For additional information, visit www.4imprint.com.