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Dixon Ticonderoga names Currie ceo


HEATHROW, Fla. Dixon Ticonderoga has named Donald Currie has been appointed ceo, effective Jan. 1, 2008, succeeding Richard Asta.

Currie currently serves as evp of marketing and sales and on the board of directors of Dixon Ticonderoga.

“We are extremely pleased to have someone of Don Currie’s caliber within Dixon to assume this important leadership role,” said Candela. “He is the ideal candidate to succeed Rick Asta and lead Dixon at this point in the company’s history.

Currie joined Dixon Ticonderoga in 2004 as senior vp of sales and marketing and was promoted to evp in the same capacity in 2005 after the company’s acquisition by FILA S.p.A. Prior to joining Dixon, Currie had 14 years of consumer products sales and marketing experience, serving in various marketing leadership positions with Martin Yale Industries, A.T. Cross Company and Fruit of the Loom Activewear.

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