Wright Global Graphic Solutions Promotes Two Veteran Employees New Vice Presidents
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Vicki Fishman & Susan Rigsbee
Wright Global Graphic Solutions reported that it has turned to two veteran employees to play more critical roles on its senior management team. Vicki Fishman was promoted to vice president of marketing and Susan Rigsbee will be vice president of product development. Designed to strengthen the organization and better serve Wright’s customers, this move follows the promotion of several other long time employees to senior roles in the company.
Fishman’s career at Wright started nearly 30 years ago. During her tenure she has worked in the sales division and design department creating branding materials for a variety of clients across all industries. In her new role, she will oversee projects in all market segments within the company, including wine/beverage, action sports, hosiery, floor coverings, home furnishings and bedding. She will also be responsible for the company’s public image, brand message and social media efforts.
Rigsbee joined Wright in 2010 with more than 20 years of marketing experience with high-profile furniture and bedding companies, including Sealy. Working in Wright’s Showroom Solutions™ division, she was responsible for sourcing materials and overseeing new research and development efforts. As vice president of product development, Rigsbee will support the company’s sales teams, work directly with customers and operations managers. She will also utilize her marketing experience and expertise in creating innovative point-of-purchase retail displays for all the company’s market segments.
“Vicki and Susan are both industry experts in their own right. Vicki has been with our company for decades and has a strong grasp of our brand message. Susan brings an outside industry perspective to the organization that has been invaluable,” said Wright President and CEO Greg Wright. “These promotions are well deserved and another part of the strategic changes Wright Global Graphics is taking to assure we stay on the vanguard of new products for each industry we serve, while better supporting our sales staff who ultimately provide our clients with a better products and solutions.”
Bill and Tom Wright founded Wright of Thomasville, now known as Wright Global Graphic Solutions, in 1961 on the idea that printing was a creative medium and the belief that “a promise made is a promise kept.” The Wright brothers focused their attention on providing exceptional printing for the home furnishing, carpet and rug industries. The Wright family continues that tradition today to include solutions for the Action Sports and Beverage Industry by providing one-stop, turnkey, creative solutions for their clients’ graphic needs. Today, the company is run by Bill’s sons Greg, Don and Ron. With 153 employees and four domestic facilities, as well as a Wright Global Graphics plant in China, the company delivers on its promise of exceptional value, and accurate delivery, regardless of the product’s final destination.
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