January 3, 2008
Hauppauge, N.Y. - SOLO, a leading innovator of stylish, consumer-targeted collections of laptop cases, attachés, business backpacks, and ladies' totes has promoted Bob D'Addario, VP of Sales, to oversee the entire sales division. SOLO is a division of U.S. Luggage LLC.
D'Addario is taking over all responsibilities of SOLO President, Stuart Goodman, as he retires this month. Goodman, who has been with U.S. Luggage LLC. for 21 years, was in charge of the SOLO sales team. D'Addario will hold his title of VP of Sales as he inherits this expanded role.
"We are excited to have Bob at the helm of the SOLO sales team," says U.S. Luggage CEO, Richard Krulik. "He has proven himself as a great leader, and with his vast experience in sales and knowledge of our industry and brand, SOLO will continue to grow as a leading innovator of business and laptop cases."
D'Addario brings 15 years of success in sales at U.S. Luggage LLC. to his new role. He started as Regional Sales Manager for U.S. Luggage in 1992 and was later promoted to National Sales Manager. In 1998 Bob became VP of Sales. He also served as the VP of Sales for the Briggs & Riley division of U.S. Luggage for one year in 2000.
Prior to joining U.S. Luggage, D'Addario was a Senior Buyer for Innovation Luggage, and also worked as Department Manager and Assistant Buyer for Stern's Department Store.
D'Addario graduated from Bethany College in West Virginia.
Dedicated to innovation, style and value, SOLO offers a full line of solutions that meet the needs of today's mobile professionals, business executives and students. The SOLO collections include technologically advanced laptop cases, attachés and, business backpacks all built for success and prepacked with innovative solutions. SOLO is available in office supply stores, traditional retail stores, online and at specialty stores in the U.S., Canada, and U.K. Please visit www.solocases.com for a full list of the latest products and store locations.
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