Feb 27, 2009
NYIGF Taps New Sales Managers For Accent on Design and Details

White Plains, NY — George Little Management, LLC (GLM®), a dmg world media business, has announced staff changes for the New York International Gift Fair® (NYIGF®), with two sales managers – Melissa Engongoro and Randi Mohr – assuming additional responsibilities for Details® and Accent on Design®, respectively.

Engongoro and Mohr will continue to report directly to Christian Falkenberg, NYIGF manager. GLM senior vice president Dorothy Belshaw retains her responsibilities as NYIGF director.

“Both Melissa and Randi are committed to NYIGF’s continued success and growth,” commented Belshaw. “They will take on their new responsibilities with the support of strong, experienced teams.”

Engongoro has served in positions of increasing responsibility since joining GLM in 2004. She will continue to serve as sales manager for EX•TRACTS® and Personal Accessories at NYIGF, in addition to her new responsibility for Details. Sales representative Jaime Kelly will continue to report directly to her.

Mohr also has served in positions of increasing responsibility since joining GLM in 2003. In addition to her new role as sales manager for Accent on Design, she will continue to serve as sales manager for NYIGF’s Studio™ division and to oversee the Fair’s Exhibitor Marketing Opportunities program. Sales representative Bibi Javed, will shift from the New York’s Newest division to work directly with Mohr.

Patricia Rivas has been named sales representative for New York’s Newest, the launching pad for companies new to NYIGF. Rivas reports directly to Paula Bertolotti, sales manager for the division.

NYIGF is the nation’s premier gift and home accessory marketplace, with 2,900 exhibitors featuring an extraordinary breadth and depth of design-driven home fashion products and complementary giftware. NYIGF is held concurrently with Home Textiles Market Week® at NYIGF (at the Javits Center and Passenger Ship Terminal’s Piers 92 & 94), 230 Fifth Avenue and 7 West 34th Street.

The summer 2009 NYIGF will run Saturday, August 15, through Thursday, August 20, 2009. Some 30,000 buyers from around the world are expected to attend. Additional information and registration is available at www.nyigf.com.


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