Emery Jensen Distribution promoted Jason Hanegan, current VP of sales, to the role of senior VP of national sales.
In his new role, Hanegan will continue to develop and implement sales strategies to grow Emery Jensen’s wholesale business.
“Jason is a natural leader with experience in the wholesale industry that is unparalleled,” said Alison Dowell, president and general manager for Emery Jensen. “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.”
Emery Jensen has experienced record demand for products in 2020, despite the challenges we have faced as a nation. With the increase in sales, across new and existing geographies, Jason will lead the expansion of Emery Jensen’s national sales team to better meet demand and continue to provide our retail customers with exceptional service, giving them the edge over the competition.
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, senior. director of sales and VP of sales. He was instrumental in the formation of Emery Jensen through the integration of Emery Waterhouse and Jensen Byrd Distribution.
This promotion comes as Emery Jensen experiences a strong year of sales, the company said. Hanegan reports to Alison Dowell, president and general manager of Emery Jensen.