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The Highlands Group Commemorates Gold Anniversary of 50 Years

17 Jul, 2013


ATLANTA, GA -July 15, 2013- – The Highlands Group celebrates 50 years of serving manufacturers in the office supply industry with a national sales conference in Atlanta, GA. The festivities included the entire company in a themed event titled “The Highlands Group presents Back to the Future – 50 Years.”

CEO Bob O’Gara kicked off the three day event with a keynote address that reflected on the building blocks of the past and how those foundations and actions shaped the current organization. “We are proud to have marked our 50th year of service to the channel and even more proud that we are, at 50, a larger more diverse firm than at any point in our history,” remarked O’Gara.  “This is a testament to everyone who has worked with The Highlands Group or any of our predecessor companies.  It is also a reflection of the incredible and lasting support The Highlands Group has received from the broader Office Products Industry, particularly the suppliers and customers.”

The core of the message was to embrace change and to be encouraged that the accelerated pace will result in increased opportunities for the organization.  All business units provided insight on the current business and outlined future goals and objectives that will yield positive growth for the organization. Top sales performance was acknowledged during the 50th anniversary dinner where eight awards were presented to the top performing sales representatives. Salesperson of the year was awarded for each category, division and region.

About The Highlands Group:
The Highlands Group, Inc. (THG) represents quality office products, cleaning & breakroom, technology and furniture manufacturers across the United States by developing integrated sales and marketing solutions and providing unparalleled account coverage.
For over 50 years, THG has delivered best in class service that optimizes client relationship with resellers, streamlines processes, and provides clarity in an industry of complexity. When manufacturers want consistent messaging and focus, they rely on The Highlands Group’s single source model of eCommerce management, national account management, and national field sales management to provide winning solutions in the marketplace.

  
Jennifer Northington
The Highlands Group Media
Tel: +1 (404) 287-9030 
http://jnorthington@thehighlandsgroup.com




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