SMEI to Install 74th Board of Directors and Jeffery Jackson, CSE as Chairman

Its a great honour to be serving again this year on the SMEI board of directors under chairman Jeffery Jackson…here is the press release.

(New York, NY) – (08/24/2009; 09:00 EDT) –Along with 12 directors for 2009-2010, Jeffery Jackson, CSE of Air Products & Chemicals Inc. will be installed as the 67th Chairman of the board of Sales & Marketing Executives International, Inc (SMEI) for 2009-2010. The installation of the international board of directors will take place during the organization’s 74th annual conference to be held September 25-26, 2009, at Baltimore, MD, USA. 

Prior to being elected to the international board’s top leadership position, Jackson served as a Senior Vice Chairman.   Jackson joined SMEI as a member in 2004 and earned the Certified Sales Executive® (CSE®) designation in 2007.

Jackson will lead SMEI’s international board of directors in continuing to promote SMEI’s Five Founding Principles™ and focus on the strategic development of the association’s mission and vision. Jackson replaces Debra Lindsey, CME. Lindsey remains on the board.

“Jeffery Jackson’s dedication to SMEI’s principles and his passion for the profession has been evident in his exemplary service and early involvement since joining SMEI as a member,” stated Willis Turner, CAE, CSE, President & CEO. He continued “We are truly grateful for his commitment to serve in this critical leadership capacity on the international board.”

A current resident of Greater Pottstown, PA, Jackson grew up in Columbus GA and Phenix City, AL Metro-area and is a graduate of Tulane University, New Orleans, LA.

Installed with Jackson will be: Gregg Frederick, CSE, Chairman Elect; Debra Lindsey, CME, Immediate Past Chair; Nathalie Roemer, CME, Secretary Treasurer; Mary Tricaso, CSE, Senior Vice Chair; Willis Turner, CAE, CSE, President & CEO; and the following Directors: Kim Ferguson; Colleen Francis; Mike Hilbert; Rick McLaughlin, CME, CSE; Kelly Roberts; Wayne Richie; Antonio Rios-Ramirez, Ph.D.; Janet Scheffer; Andy Shurtleff; and Randy Smith.

About Sales & Marketing Executives International, Inc.

 Sales & Marketing Executives International (SMEI) is the sales and marketing communities’ worldwide professional association dedicated to ethical standards, continuing professional development, knowledge sharing, mentoring students and advancing free enterprise.
SMEI’s Vision: 

The Profession: SMEI is the acknowledged thought leader that advances the contribution of the sales and marketing profession to the success of organizations worldwide.

The Member: SMEI is respected by its members, their companies and the business community for dedication to, and practice of its Five Founding Principles™.

The Community: SMEI embodies ethical sales and marketing professionals who contribute to their community.

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