Oak Brook, Ill. — Emery Jensen Distribution has announced the promotion of Jason Hanegan, current vice president of sales, to the role of senior vice president of national sales. Hanegan reports to Alison Dowell, president and general manager of Emery Jensen.
In his new role, Hanegan will continue to develop and implement sales strategies to grow Emery Jensen’s wholesale business. Hanegan will work closely with leaders throughout the organization.
“Jason is a natural leader with experience in the wholesale industry that is unparalleled,” said Dowell. “As Emery Jensen expands its footprint in the wholesale space, I cannot think of a better person to lead our sales team in the years to come. Jason’s commitment, drive and passion for our independent retailers is what makes him a respected leader within our organization and with our customers.”
Hanegan joined Emery Waterhouse in 2004 as a business development manager. Over the years, he worked his way up through the ranks as a regional sales manager, sales director, sr. director of sales and vice president of sales.