October 31, 2011 // Franchising.com // (CLEARWATER, Fla.) – PODS Enterprises, Inc., a national leader in the moving and storage industry, recently appointed George Spowart as chief marketing officer (CMO) at the company’s corporate headquarters in Clearwater, Fl.
Spowart, who began his career at PODS as marketing director in 2007, has served as the company’s interim CMO since March, 2011. Over the past four years, Spowart has been integral in defining the strategic direction for PODS branding and communications across its network of corporate and franchise locations.
“George has done an exemplary job as the interim CMO and I am confident he will continue to successfully lead the marketing team,” said Tom Ryan, PODS’ chief executive officer. “George will continue to focus on our strategy and prioritize all efforts on exceeding our targeted customer’s expectations and build a solid platform for our long-term plan.”
Prior to joining PODS, Spowart worked as a senior vice president in account management for advertising agencies including Allen & Gerritsen, Greenberg Seronick O’Leary and Partners.
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Founded in 1998, PODS currently provides moving and storage services to a population of more than 250 million consumers and businesses, in 48 U.S. states, Canada, Australia and the UK, through its company-owned and independent franchise network. To date, the PODS network has completed more than 350,000 long-distance relocations, exceeded 1.8 million deliveries and has nearly 143,000 PODS® containers in service.
PODS® secure containers are constructed of a steel frame and are available in three sizes: approximately 7-by-7-by-8 feet, 12-by-8-by-8 feet and 16-by-8-by-8 feet. The 12-foot and 16-foot containers have been tested to withstand winds of more than 110-mph when partially loaded. Newer PODS® containers have the same steel frame construction but are completely recyclable panels made of steel skins and a high-density polyethylene core. For more information or to schedule service, visit PODS.com or call 800-776-7637.