Premier luxury lifestyle brand Arte Italica has announced that Mary Ann Hairfield has been promoted to the position of Vice President of Sales and Marketing and Alma Calderon to the position of Customer Service and Office Manager.
Mary Ann and Alma have been with Arte Italica for 12 years and both have had a career within the gift and home industry.
“Over the past 12 years I have had the privilege of working for this wonderful company, full of other talented and motivated individuals,” says Mary Ann. “My role has always been focused on Sales and Marketing so I am thrilled to be given this opportunity and leadership role here at Arte Italica and look forward to being a part of all the exciting programs and partnerships we have in place.”
Chris Collins, president of Arte Italica, adds: “Mary Ann has always been an integral member of the Arte Italica team. I am extremely pleased to have her take on more responsibility and additional leadership. She brings a high level of professionalism, experience and a unique ability to apply solution based thinking day in and day out. Arte Italica is very lucky to have Mary Ann as the face of our company. I look forward to Mary Ann’s continued success and the contributions that she will bring to our company.”
Alma Calderon, who is now customer service and office manager, says: “Throughout my years here at Arte Italica I have played a key role within the Customer Service Department, having this opportunity to lead this amazing team and manage the day to day tasks at Arte Italica is an exciting position. The most important thing to me, and to this company, is our customers, we have the best there is! Developing ways to assist them better from data entry to shipping orders effectively is very rewarding. We want to be the best in Customer Service in the industry,”
On Alma, Chris Collins says: “Alma is one of the best customer service specialists that I have ever had the pleasure of working with over a 35 year career in the industry. Her passion and relationships with our customers are second to none. She is well deserving of this promotion and we could not be more excited to have Alma taking on this new expanded role.
Both May Ann and Alma can be reached at the corporate office located in Secaucus, NJ. Arte Italica’s Fall Collection launched this summer in Dallas, Atlanta and Las Vegas and can be see online at www.arteitalica.com.