Quoizel Welcomes New Hires!

Quoizel Welcomes Brooke Hartman, Director of Marketing

New York — January 9, 2017 — Quoizel is pleased to announce the addition of Brooke Hartman as Director of Marketing.

Brooke will be responsible for the development and implementation of the company’s media, creative, digital and advertising strategies.

She comes to Quoizel with more than six years’ experience in digital creative strategies. She was the Creative Director at FSC Interactive where she led the creative culture of the agency while managing a staff of innovative professionals to develop creative online marketing campaigns.

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Congratulations Howard!

Howard Greenberg Promoted to Executive Director of Retail Sales and Builder/Contract Division

Howard started working for Quoizel in 2005 as a Sales Representative for Central/Southern, New Jersey.  Howard is a Rising Star Award Winner, President Club Qualifier, leader of the Sales Advisory Committee and was nominated for Salesman of the Year.  In 2011, Howard was promoted to National Sales Manager and did a terrific job leading Quoizel’s Lighting Showroom and Home Furnishing sales team as well as managing important corporate events including Pre-buy, Dealer Advisory Council in both January and June Dallas markets.  He has been very instrumental in the success of Quoizel’s Dallas Market initiatives as well as the Showroom Home Express program. Most importantly, Howard has increased Quoizel’s market share in the Lighting Showroom channel during a period of significant change in our industry.

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Beaming with Pride

Each year Quoizel celebrates the hard work of their sales representatives and awards them for their achievements over the past year. Here is a sampling of the many honors given out at last week’s sales awards dinner.

Sales Representative of the Year

Congratulations to Karen Katz on being chosen the 2016 Sales Representative of the Year!

Top Tabloid Seller

Congratulations to Dave Walstad on being chosen the Top Tabloid Seller award for the sixth year in a row!

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Hearty Congratulations to Karen Katz! Sales Representative for 2016

Quoizel proudly recognizes the 2016 Sales Representative of the Year – Karen Katz. She assumes this honor from the 2015 recipient Bryan Ehrlich. Karen, who is no stranger to receiving this prestigious award, was also the 2009 Sales Representative of the Year.

Karen, who serves the New England territory, graduated from the University of Dayton with a degree in Major Communications. Before joining Quoizel in 2007, she worked as a Publicist for Warner Brothers.

Karen resides in Massachusetts with her beautiful family: Alan, VP of Sales at Quoizel, Charlie (19), Kate (17), Jackson (15) and puppy Rickson Gracie.

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Guess Who’s Turning 90!

Whether you call him Chairman of the Board, patriarch, leader, colleague or friend, one thing is certain, Ira Phillips has made his mark in the lighting industry.

As we celebrate his 90th year, it’s a great time to reflect on what an impact he has made, all the accolades he has received and all of the endearing friendships he has cultivated.

Known as the “PT Barnum of the Lighting Industry,” Ira Phillips joined Quoizel in 1964 and since then has led it through extraordinary growth by expanding the product mix and providing innovative merchandising strategies to retailers. Phillips acquired full ownership in 1986. Today, Quoizel remains a privately held, family-owned and operated business offering more than 2,000 items in its full line catalog. Quoizel has 150 employees between three locations in South Carolina, New York and China.

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