Thomas J. Petrella Appointed Vice President, National Accounts, Nth Degree
Industry Veteran to Help Strengthen Sales Leadership Team
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ATLANTA, GA/March 08, 2013/Business Wire/ – Nth Degree, a leading full-service global event marketing and labor management company, has expanded its sales leadership team with the appointment of Thomas J. Petrella as Vice President, National Accounts. In this role, Petrella will provide strategic account management of Nth Degree’s top national client accounts and will also support sales activities and new business development efforts in key industries and markets.
Scott Bennett, EVP, Client Services, said, “Our toughest business challenge is finding the right people to add to our team. Tom was a long-time client and friend to our company for many years. He works hard and may be one of the most humble people I know. He is a person that understands that small gestures can make something better.”
Petrella has managed numerous high-profile marketing, trade show and public outreach marketing projects and has more than 25 years of executive-level marketing and communications leadership experience. As a former Partner with Avalon Exhibits, Petrella’s primary focus was on client development, product promotion, and creative sales strategy. For the past 6 years, Petrella has served the event and trade show industry leading business development efforts at Remline Corporation, a promotions and marketing communications firm based in Newark, DE that helps companies execute marketing programs.
In addition to Petrella’s client-focused responsibilities, he will also offer additional leadership to Nth Degree’s national sales team and support efforts to develop and implement new opportunities through both direct and indirect channels. He will also participate in long-range planning for product improvements, additional service offerings and further evolution of the company’s international operations.
“Nth Degree is a group of hard working people that care about each other and their clients. Somehow throughout the years, they never lost sight of this simple idea. They are a leader, have a strong management team and I’m humbled to be joining this team,” said Petrella.
Nth Degree, based in Atlanta, GA, is one of the world’s leading face-to-face marketing companies. The company offers event and trade show marketing and management, and installation and dismantle services worldwide to more than 1,100 domestic and multinational clients and supports more than 7,500 proprietary events, trade shows, and event marketing projects annually. Nth Degree has 21 North American offices, including all major convention cities, and offices in England, Germany, and China. Additional information is available at www.nthdegree.com.