IRVINE, CA--(Marketwired - Feb 20, 2015) - Global Vision Holdings Inc. (OTCQB: GVHIB) announced today that Kaylee Duff, former Senior Vice President of Marketing and Operations at Fleet Advertising Media, joined the company as its new Chief Operating Officer.
Duff was involved in the start-up of FAM and aided in the company's rapid growth in sales, including securing premier corporate contracts such as North America BMW, Mini Cooper, and Jersey Mike's all within the company's first year. She holds a degree from the California State University of Fullerton in Communications and Advertising where she focused largely on consumer research, media planning and buying, and management. In addition to Duff's Advertising Industry background, Duff has worked extensively with the globally recognized organization Caterina's Club in Anaheim, California. During her time with Caterina's Club, Duff was instrumental in the foundation's operational development and revenue growth of 200% in 2014. Additionally, Duff has had extensive experience within the Food and Beverage industry.
As the COO of the parent company, Duff will oversee Global Visions Holdings Inc.'s subsidiary companies Mamma's Best, Grocers Direct, and The Place Media. Global Visions Holdings Inc. is confident that with Duff's experience and network; she will grow product sales beyond the West Coast expanding into the Midwest and Eastern territories.
Mama's Best is beginning to receive nationwide recognition from trending food blogs, Instagram ambassadors, and YouTube gurus alike. More importantly, the demand for these uniquely flavored jams and sauces has scored a large presence in the industry's leading health stores such as Sprouts, Whole Foods, and Mother's markets. Chief Executive Officer Glen Carnes states, "With Kaylee's past industry experiences, she brings an array of great connections with associations and organizations that will increase sales as well as company presence and recognition."
Places Magazine remains the largest travel magazine being distributed in-room hotels within Southern California; on a monthly basis, it reaches roughly 1.5 million readers. Duff has great ambitions of increasing these numbers even higher by revolutionizing the current website and increasing social media presence. Duff's youth, engagement, and contacts keep her at the forefront of the industries technological advancements.
Duff's vision is aligned with Global Vision Holdings Inc.'s central goals of expanding and diversifying profits. Chairman and CEO Carnes states, "We are excited to have such a strong member to join and lead our team."
Global Vision Holdings Inc. trusts that with Duff's extensive professional and academic background, she will be able to maintain and increase the company's competitive edge. Be on the lookout for news to follow announcing some of the bold changes that are already being implemented.
About Global Vision Holdings Inc.
Headquartered in Irvine, California, Global Vision Holdings Inc. is a diversified financial investment company that evaluates acquisition and investment opportunities. The company has a focus on businesses that are profitable, growing, and environmentally responsible. Global Vision Holdings Inc. uses a superior team of financial research experts and in-house environmentally responsible analysis to make recommendations for strategic acquisitions. For more information, please visit our website at www.globalvisionholdings.net
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