Scottsdale, AZ–DBL Distributing Inc has appointed Raymond T. Di Filippo as vice president of key accounts. Di Filippo joins the company with 25 years of experience delivering strategic sales, promotional and merchandising programs, most recently from Gibson Audio (Division of the Gibson Guitar Corporation), where he was vice president of sales and channel development.
As vice president of key accounts, Di Filippo will be responsible for leading the development and growth of new and existing key accounts within DBL’s fulfillment services/e-commerce customer segment. With an extensive background in product and program development, strategic planning, project management, promotional and merchandising development, Di Filippo’s experience in sales and account development will provide the foundation for DBL’s strategy to deploy an outside sales presence. He will focus on growing new and existing fulfillment service and e-commerce accounts among “click and mortar” consumer electronics dealers and retailers nationwide. Prior to joining DBL, Di Filippo held a variety of senior management positions with Gibson Audio, AFV/Orbital Inc., Gardner Bender, Solatube International Inc., and The Stanley Works.
“Ray brings 25 years of successful experience to this position,” said Bruce Kuperman, senior vice president of sales at DBL. “He is an exceptional strategic thinker and leader. He’ll be a key asset in developing future growth and vision for our key accounts channel.”
“Ray is a seasoned professional with a strong track record of delivering sales and business development programs that yield positive results,” said David Lorsch, DBL’s founder, president and CEO. “His broad industry experience coupled with strengths in account and market development makes him an ideal sales leader capable of growing our key accounts segment.”
Di Filippo added: “I am proud to join one of the strongest sales and marketing driven organizations in the consumer electronics industry, and look forward to selling in a world-class organization, complete with incomparable management and enthusiasm and acclaimed service levels–I am anxious to play a part in taking DBL to new heights.”
Di Filippo currently serves as a board member of the Consumer Electronics Association (CES) Accessories Division.
For more information, visit www.dbldistributing.com.