Pico Rivera, CA – December 18, 2012 – Aurora World Inc. (www.auroragift.com) today announced the promotion of Tony Sayles to Vice President of Sales, effective immediately. He will oversee all field personnel in the United States as well as Aurora’s national and strategic accounts. Sayles will report directly to Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing Michael Kessler who handles all US and international operations for Aurora.
“It’s a great pleasure to promote a gift industry veteran like Tony to his new role at Aurora,” says Kessler. “His 20-plus years of experience are a huge asset to our company. For the past four years, Tony has been a tremendous part of Aurora’s growth and has a proven track record helping our sales representatives successfully grow their business.”
Sayles started his career at RJR Nabisco as a territory/regional manager. He spent five years in senior management at Russ Berrie and Company and four years at Fitz and Floyd as Vice President of Sales. He joined Aurora in 2009 as Managing Director of Sales.
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Aurora World, Inc. (www.auroragift.com) is a leading manufacturer and supplier of high quality, competitively priced plush toys and gifts. Aurora’s name reflects its extensive product lines and growing influence in the worldwide marketplace, as well as its international manufacturing, R&D and distribution resources. Founded in 1981, the Korean company with headquarters also in the United States, United Kingdom and Hong Kong, has ascended quickly to become a respected leader in the world’s toy and gift industry. Aurora created the international plush toy phenomenon - YooHoo & Friends™ - and its corresponding free, interactive web site (www.yoohoofriends.com), appealing to young children and tweens alike. The company sells its products via a wide variety of retailers including major zoos, high-end toy stores such as Learning Express, top gift chains such as Hallmark and Claire’s as well as hospital gift shops, fine florists, candy stores and gift/stationery stores worldwide.
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