January 04, 2013 // Franchising.com // CLEVELAND – Bob Hechler has joined Proforma as its Chief Membership Development Officer to help accelerate the growth of the Proforma Network. Bob’s primary responsibility will be to grow Proforma’s Regional Development team and strategies throughout North America.
“As Proforma approaches its first half-billion dollar year, we are well poised to propel our growth and the growth of our members,” said Greg Muzzillo, Founder of Proforma. “We have completed our $5 million dollar investment in our enterprise technology platform and hired two key Executive team members to help our top members win big accounts.”
Hechler has served as the Executive Vice President of Trade Only, a leading technology solutions provider in the print and promotional products industry, and as the President of Windbrella, a creator of revolutionary patented products.
Hechler has also served on numerous committees for Promotional Products Associations International (PPA) and Advertising Specialties Institute (ASI), which has given him great insight into the needs of business owners and Sales Representatives in the print and promotional products industry.
“I’m excited to join the Proforma Family,” said Bob Hechler, Chief Membership Development Officer. “I have worked with all the other companies in the industry that say they are ‘like Proforma,’ but I know through my own experience that none of these organizations approach the resources and success of Proforma. Only Proforma is run by a person that actually built a successful $25 million dollar distributorship. Only Proforma has a $4 million annual sales and marketing fund. Only Proforma has more than 100 members of its Million Dollar Club with over 30 members of its Multi-Million Dollar Club with sales ranging up to $20+ million per year. I’m looking forward to planning and implementing Proforma’s regional membership growth strategies.”
With over 30 years of experience, Proforma remains clearly focused on providing solutions to North American businesses for their graphic communications needs. A leading provider of promotional products, printing services, business documents, and eCommerce solutions, Proforma has received numerous awards and is recognized as one of the top five largest companies in our industry. Proforma serves over 50,000 clients through more than 750 member offices in North America. The Proforma Worldwide Support Center is located in Cleveland, Ohio. www.proforma.com.
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