Superior Group of Companies Announces Promotions for Philip Koosed and Jake Himelstein | New
SEMINOLE, Fla., July 02, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Superior Group of Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ: SGC), is pleased to announce two promotions, effective immediately, to its leadership team. Philip Koosed, who is the founder of BAMKO® and served as its chairman, is promoted to Chief Strategy Officer of Superior Group of Companies. Jake Himelstein, who was COO and CFO of BAMKO, is promoted to President of BAMKO.
“This is an important and memorable day for Phil, Jake and the entire company,” said Michael Benstock, CEO of SGC. “By welcoming a new member to the C-Suite, we bring a dynamic leader with a proven track record of growth, vision and ability to execute.” In his role as Chief Strategy Officer, Koosed will support all of SGC, including BAMKO, by providing strategic advice and execution for the greatest growth opportunities within the company. “What Phil, Jake and our team have accomplished at BAMKO over the past few years has been phenomenal,” said Benstock. “Phil’s rise, while in itself deserved, has been made possible by the emergence of Jake Himelstein as an invaluable leader in the branded merchandise segment over the past several years. “
“I am truly excited about the opportunity to become SGC’s Chief Strategy Officer and look forward to helping SGC enter its second 100 years of exemplary growth and value,” said Koosed. “BAMKO has been my life’s work and I will continue to play a key role in the vision and evolution of this company and all of SGC’s business units. I look forward to bringing the spirit of growth, transformation and fun that we have had at BAMKO into the future that we will all build together here at SGC.
“We have created incredible momentum on so many levels here at BAMKO and I am delighted to build on this legacy,” said Himelstein. “We will move forward with increased focus and commitment to the values that have made BAMKO such a special place for so many people. I am honored to have the opportunity to lead this amazing team.
About Superior Group of Companies, Inc. (SGC):
Superior Group of Companies ™ formerly Superior Uniform Group, established in 1920, is a combination of companies that help our clients unleash the power of their brands by creating extraordinary brand engagement experiences for their employees and customers. We support each of our tailor-made divisions thanks to our shared services model.
Fashion Seal Healthcare ®, HPI ® and WonderWink® are our main uniform brands. Each is a leading US supplier of corporate uniforms and apparel to the markets we serve. We specialize in the design of innovative uniform programs, global manufacturing and advanced distribution. Every working day, more than 7 million Americans go to work wearing a Superior Group of Companies uniform.
BAMKO ®, Tangerine Promotions ®, Public Identity ® and Gifts By Design are our promotional product brands. We provide unique and personalized branding, design, sourcing and marketing solutions to some of the world’s most successful brands.
Office Gurus ® is a global provider of personalized assistance for call and contact centers. A true strategic partner, The Office Gurus implements tailor-made solutions for our clients in order to accelerate their growth and improve the service experiences of our clients.
SGC’s commitment to service, technology, quality and value-added benefits, along with our strength and financial resources, provide unparalleled support for the diverse needs of our customers while embracing a ‘Customer 1st, Everytime ! »Philosophy and culture in all our business sectors.
Visit www.superiorgroupofcompanies.com for more information.
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