26740 Tue, 12/04/2012 - 12:48pm
CANNON FALLS, Minn.–Midwest‐CBK has named Dick Duff to the newly created position of general manager. In his new role, Duff, who served for five years with Midwest of Cannon Falls as the executive vice president of sales and marketing, will oversee all aspects of day‐to‐day operations and manage growth objectives.
“Dick’s proven track record and knowledge of the gift industry is second to none,” said Howard Ganz, president of Ganz, which acquired Midwest‐CBK from MVP Group International in October. “His passion combined with outstanding sales and marketing leadership will serve our customers, employees and the industry well. We look forward to continued growth and success through Dick’s leadership.”
Duff has served in numerous executive‐level leadership roles in the gift industry, focusing on marketing, product development, sales management and business development, Midwest-CBK said. He most recently served as the executive vice president of Blue Mountain Arts.