Hagan Business Machines of Meadville Earns New Dealer Award from Toshiba6 Aug, 2008
Hagan Business Machines of Meadville Earns New Dealer Award from Toshiba
IRVINE, CA (August 5, 2008) – In an effort to recognize outstanding service, support and market achievement by the dealer community, Toshiba America Business Solutions Inc. (TABS) announced today that Pennsylvania-based Hagan Business Machines of Meadville is the first to earn the Toshiba Certified Innovation Dealer Award. This newly-created annual program is designed to single out exceptional Toshiba authorized dealers who demonstrate innovation and market leadership by implementing the full complement of Toshiba’s marketing, sales and service programs.
“Toshiba is very pleased to name Hagan Business Machines of Meadville as our first Toshiba Certified Innovation Dealer Award recipient, and we congratulate Jay Verno, Craig Guy and their dedicated staff in their continued efforts in championing the Toshiba brand,” said Kay Fernandez, vice president, Marketing, TABS. “The Toshiba Certified Innovation Dealer designation and award is our way to publicly distinguish those members of our national authorized dealer community that go above and beyond in promoting and supporting Toshiba’s best-in-class services, products and solutions to their end customers. Congratulations, Hagan Business Machines of Meadville, on this well deserved award.”
First announced at the 2008 Toshiba National Dealer Meeting, the Toshiba Certified Innovation Dealer Award program evaluates authorized Toshiba dealers on their active use of Toshiba’s full array of marketing, sales and service programs. To qualify as a Toshiba Certified Innovation Dealer, organizations must be nominated by Toshiba district sales managers and regional sales directors, and are judged on 13 separate criteria in three categories: 1) Innovation in Customer Service; 2) Innovation in Marketing; and 3) Innovation in Market Achievement. Top scoring dealerships are awarded the Toshiba Certified Innovation Dealer designation, an Innovation Dealer Award trophy, and other elite benefits.
“As an independent dealer, it’s very important that you choose a partner that will not only support you with quality products and solutions, but also support your sales and marketing initiatives as well, and Toshiba is among the best at understanding the personalized market approach we employ,” said Jay Verno, co-owner, Hagan Business Machines of Meadville. “Having been an authorized Toshiba dealer for more than 14 years, Hagan Business Machines of Meadville is especially honored to be named the first-ever Toshiba Certified Innovation Dealer. Toshiba has been a great partner to work with, and their long history of leading innovation helps us meet the unique daily demands and needs of our customers.”