Deane Hubball joins CIS as Group CEO

Creative Instore Solutions (CIS) appoints Deane Hubball to the role of Group CEO. Deane will drive global expansion building on the success of international operations to date, manage a global market review, as well as leverage his 20 year experience across FMCG to take the CIS team to the next exciting stage.

I am excited about commencing in my new role as Group CEO. My vision is to build upon the strong culture and team dynamics at CIS to expand its reach and impact across the globe,” said Group CEO Creative Instore Solutions Deane Hubball.

Deane’s proven sales performance and strong communication and relationship skills are some of the key drivers behind his appointment, said MD Creative Instore Solutions, Steve Howell.

“Deane will be driving the CIS business from a brand perspective, bundling product and seeking ‘world best’ store counter, design and retail solutions.  CIS is committed to ‘return on retail space’ and Deane will be delivering this to clients through every step of the point-of-purchase value chain.”

Deane joins CIS from AB Food & Beverages (Twinings) where he held the position of Sales Director for Australasia and General Manager for New Zealand for the last eight years. Deane has experience across a variety of sales, category management and trade marketing roles in leading FMCG companies such as Cadbury, Simplot and National Foods.

About Creative Instore Solutions

Established in 1995, Creative Instore Solutions is a global point of purchase design and manufacturing powerhouse that blends creativity with structural engineering to conceive sustainable designs which drive incremental sales. It’s an award winning combination that sees them work with a blue chip client base. CIS, whose head office is in Sydney, have offices in North America and Europe, managing a global network of design and logistics with manufacturing out of their China industrial centre. CIS’ client base includes PepsiCo, Smiths Snack Food Co, Mars, Schweppes, Woolworths, Microsoft, Lion Nathan, Pernod Ricard, Panasonic, Vodafone, Twinings Tea, Lenovo, Garmin, and Kraft. To date, CIS has won over 70 global and Australian industry Awards, including the Premier’s NSW Export Award, Professional and Business Services category 2013.
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