Michael Whitfield comes to Annaleece with more than 25 years of sales, design, marketing and management experience in the gift, furniture, jewelry and home décor industries.
“Over my career in the gift and jewelry industry, I have had the opportunity to work for some of the most respected and well known manufacturers in this business,” says Whitfield. “Because of this I have learned many values, techniques and skills which I will bring to my new position as National Sales Manager for Annaleece.”
As the new point of contact for the Annaleece’s Sales Department, Whitfield will dedicate his time to meeting the sales representatives on the road and at tradeshow locations in order to continue successful communications between reps and Annaleece.
"Mike is a seasoned sales professional that will refocus our sales goals and bridge the line of communication with our hardworking Sales Reps and our company," says Diane O’Brien, Controller at Annaleece. “Mike’s title will better position our company to continue focusing on the needs of the market, the reps, our retailers and our future success."
With goals of continuing Annaleece’s strong foundation, Whitfield will be responsible for managing Annaleece’s sales force as well as the growth and success of its sales programs in the United States, Canada and the UK that will benefit both reps and retailers alike.
“I am very excited to have the opportunity to work with Annaleece by DeVries and their Sales Representatives across the United States and Canada,” says Whitfield. “I have no doubt that by working together we will be able to continue the growth of this exceptional company and will strive to provide top notch service to current and future retailers.”
Since 2002, Annaleece by DeVries has proven that jewelry can be affordable without sacrificing quality. By providing timeless yet fashionable jewelry designs made with SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS and creating products that are nickel free, lead free and 100% hypo-allergenic, Annaleece continues to rank among the top fashion jewelry manufacturers in the Gift Industry. Annaleece’s quarterly new releases and specials keep the line consistent with current fashion while offering diversity in style, materials and price point. For more information, visit Annaleece at http://www.annaleece.com.