Palecek Hires Industry Veteran for Director of Hospitality Role
Tuesday January 7th, 2014 - 10:13AM R
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RICHMOND, CA— Palecek has hired industry veteran, Mark Gambino, as director of hospitality. In this newly created role, Mark will be responsible for managing the Palacek hospitality division and continuing to position the company as a market leader within the sector.
Gambino comes to Palecek with over 10 years of sales and management experience within the furniture design and manufacturing industry. Most recently, he served as the national sales director for Oly Studio, where he was directly responsible for developing the commercial and hospitality sales division by identifying solutions and focusing on providing products and services. He previously held management and sales positions with Duduc LLC/The New Traditionalists and Stokke, LLC.
“Mark has a keen understanding of the industry and a proven track record of identifying and developing growth opportunities on a national and international scale. We are excited to welcome Mark to the PALECEK family and look forward to the strategic insight and fresh perspective he will bring as we grow our hospitality division,” said David Beld, president of sales and business development.
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