Source Interlink Distribution Names Jay Wysong As Executive Vice President, Sales
Bonita Springs, Fla. (October 5, 2012) – Source Interlink Distribution, a division of Source Interlink Companies, Inc., announced today that Jay Wysong will be joining the company as Executive Vice President, Sales, reporting to Michael Porché, President, Source Interlink Distribution.
Wysong brings to Source Interlink Distribution extensive industry knowledge and experience. He joins Source Interlink after most recently serving as Executive Vice President, Retail Operations, at Distribution Services, Incorporated (DSI). During his twenty five year career at DSI, Wysong held various positions including EVP, Chief Operations Officer, Vice President of Retail and National Marketing Director.
Michael Porché commented, “I couldn’t be more excited to have Jay join our team. I have worked closely with him over the years and have developed a deep respect for his results-oriented leadership capabilities. When you need to get the job done, Jay is there to make it happen. His experience in retail operations and marketing make him the perfect person to co-lead our Sales teams as we continue to transition the bricks and mortar direct store delivery model to a true Sales, Service and Logistics Company.”
In his new role, Wysong will be responsible for all Sales aspects of Source Interlink Distribution working side by side with Frank Bishop. He will assume direct responsibility for the West and Central Sales Teams; Retail Vision and our new product initiatives. He joins an already seasoned team that has not only grown Source Interlink Distribution into the leading wholesale distributor in North America, but has also led the way in creating innovative solutions for retailers and publishers alike.
In making this announcement, Mike Porché also announced several other organizational changes. In addition to keeping his role as President, Source Interlink Manufacturing, Frank Bishop will also be responsible for the East Sales Team and will assume responsibility for the Wal-Mart account, book-store; military and airport classes of trade.
About Source Interlink Companies, Inc.:
Source Interlink Companies (www.sourceinterlink.com) is the leading publisher of magazines and on-line content for enthusiast audiences, as well as a leading sales, service and logistics provider to the newsstand channel across North America. Through its sales and services initiatives, the Company is able to optimize its media properties through its vertically integrated distribution assets. Source Interlink creates content for more than 70 publications, 90 websites, events, television, and radio. Its portfolio includes many respected brands such as Motor Trend, Automobile, Hot Rod, Automotive.com, Surfer and Intellichoice.