Fort Worth, TX, June 29, 2019 --(PR.com
)-- 2020 Companies
, a leader in the Sales and Marketing Industry, today announced its expansion into Canada with the hiring of David Balsdon as the Senior Vice President of Canadian Operations.
“2020 will utilize our existing partnerships to rapidly expand all lines of business in support of our Canadian growth,” said Christopher B. Munday, Chairman/CEO 2020 Companies. “David has demonstrated excellence and leadership building companies from the ground up, and we are thrilled to have him lead our expansion into Canada.”
David will oversee Canadian Business Development functions related to launching Canada. Additionally, he will lead the client services and delivery teams in the areas of sales, advocacy, training, merchandising, and experiential marketing.
David commented, “2020 Companies is a sophisticated, process driven organization with a results-driven culture. They focus on meaningful client/partner relationships and take care of their people. 2020s list of clients, harnessing of technology, and industry-leading speed-to-market is impressive. I am excited to have the opportunity to lead 2020 Companies-Canada and support the organization as we expand internationally for our current and future clients.”
David has more than 25 years of experience in both sales and operations. He spent the first 11 years of his career in Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) with PepsiCo Canada. His responsibilities included National Accounts and Franchise Bottler management. Most recently, David has spearheaded Sales Management in the Consumer Electronics (CE) category, where he worked with brands such as HP. Before joining 2020 Companies in 2019, David oversaw Operations and Retail Services for another sales and marketing company based out of Mississauga, Ontario.
About 2020 Companies
2020 Companies (North American Headquarters Fort Worth, TX) employs thousands of highly skilled brand execution and consumer engagement experts who specialize in merchandising, sales, training, advocacy, and experiential marketing initiatives. Their success over 25 years has been a result of a relentless passion for elevating consumers, team members, and clients. 2020 has pioneered the way and serves the Consumer Electronics, Personal Audio, Home Appliances, Consumer Packaged Goods, Sporting Goods, Telecom, Residential Security & Energy industries. They work with leading manufacturers and brands to develop a custom go-to-market strategy including direct sales, consumer activations, sales lifecycle management, sales & merchandising territory design, retail coverage modeling, and retail/competitive insights. 2020 offers a collaborative turnkey solution that engages and activates consumers during the final stage of their purchase journey.