John Anderson Named POPAI's Interim President -

John Anderson Named POPAI's Interim President

Publish date:

The Officers of POPAI announced that John Anderson has been named Interim President of Point of Purchase Advertising International (POPAI), effective immediately. John will succeed Richard Winter, who accepted a position as CEO of Premier Store Fixtures after a five-year tenure as POPAI President.

Image placeholder title

John Anderson, new Interim President of POPAI
In announcing the appointment of Mr. Anderson, Rich Carrigan, Chairman of POPAI’s Board of Directors, stated, “We’re pleased to bring John in as our Interim President. He has an outstanding reputation within the industry after a long career with BP Oil. John’s experience in serving on the POPAI Board provides him with the background necessary to keep advancing the positive momentum of the association.”

The appointment concludes a search, led by the officers of POPAI. The board wanted to appoint someone to ease the transition for the members and staff, and to provide adequate time for an appropriate search process to find the next full-time President.

John Anderson served on the POPAI Board of Directors from 2003 – 2010, and again in 2012 – 2014. He also served as Chairman of the Board in 2009 – 2010, and again in 2013 – 2014.

John Anderson commented, “POPAI will continue to thrive with our strong membership base and the active participation of leaders of the marketing at retail industry. The association has made significant progress under Richard Winter’s leadership and I am delighted to continue to advance our aggressive agenda during this transition period.”

Outgoing President Richard Winter noted, “I am pleased to have John join the team and look forward to supporting him and POPAI as I transition to my new role with Premier.”

John Anderson will immediately begin working in the POPAI offices based in Chicago. He looks forward to connecting with members and industry partners in the coming weeks.


Image placeholder title

Barry Frey Named President and CEO of DPAA

Barry Frey has been hired as the Digital Place-based Advertising Association’s (DPAA) new president and chief executive officer. Frey is a long-time media and marketing professional with leadership credibility in building interactive, television and other cross-platform media businesses for marketers.

Image placeholder title

John Kahn Appointed CFO of NanoLumens

John Kahn has been appointed chief financial officer of NanoLumens, according to an announcement made by Rick Cope, president and CEO of the Georgia-based company. The appointment is effective immediately.

RMG Networks Names Robert Michelson CEO

RMG Networks Holding Corporation, or RMG Networks announced that its board of directors has removed the interim designation from Robert Michelson's title, naming him the Company's President and Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately.

RMG Enterprise Solutions President Announces Retirement

Charles Ansley has announced his plan to retire from his position as President, RMG Enterprise Solutions, effective July 12th, 2013. Mr. Ansley served as Chief Executive Officer of Symon Communications from 2002 until its acquisition by RMG Networks earlier this year.