IRVINE, CA -Advantage Sales and Marketing has acquired Program Sales Inc., a food brokerage company focused on meat, seafood, deli and bakery clients
“Acquiring Program Sales is a natural strategic fit to enhance our perishables service portfolio. Program Sales is a leader in the Southeast, and will further expand ASM’s position as one of the leading sales and marketing agencies in this channel,” said Tanya Domier, ASM chief executive officer. “The Program Sales team has an outstanding track record for providing their clients and customers with superior service. We look forward to their continued leadership and success with Advantage.”
William Thomas III will take the reins of the new business unit, dubbed Advantage Program.
“I am excited about becoming a part of Advantage Sales and Marketing,” said Buck Thomas. “As the perishable industry changes and redefines itself, it is important that we meet these challenges head on. Program Sales Inc. has worked hard over the years to earn the reputation as being experts in the perishable consumer food industry. This new opportunity will allow our associates to offer perishable category expertise along with state of the art technology, retail, and marketing services to our clients and customers.”
Advantage Sales and Marketing was founded in 1987 and operates offices across the U.S. and Canada with over 35,000 associates.