November 6, 2019 – (NEWTON, IA) – Chris Vernon, MAS, CEO and President of The Vernon Company, has been recognized among the Counselor’s Power 50, the annual ranking of the most powerful executives in the $25 billion promotional products industry. This is the 14th consecutive year he has made this prestigious list. Mr. Vernon is the only Iowan represented on the Power 50 ranking.
The ranking is determined by a panel of editorial experts at ASI’s Counselor magazine, “the voice of the industry,” and is based on factors such as nominees’ achievements, industry influence, corporate revenue and the overall health of their respective companies.
“It is truly an honor to be recognized among so many of my industry peers,” said Vernon. “I consider myself lucky to work alongside a highly engaged and customer-centric team here at Vernon. We constantly strive to bring our clients great brand-building ideas, value, and service. I really feel like this recognition is more of a reflection of the way we work together as a team. I couldn’t be more proud.”
About the Vernon Company
The Vernon Company, a fourth-generation family business founded in 1902, manufactures and markets promotional products designed to help other businesses increase sales and improve profits. The company has more than 30,000 customers, served by 250 account executives throughout the United States and Puerto Rico and 210 administrative and production employees in its Newton, Iowa, headquarters and two sign graphics manufacturing subsidiaries based in Missouri and New Jersey.