Duncan Toys has announced their new Sales & Marketing Coordinator is US National YoYo Champion Augie Fash! Augie has resigned his position with C3YoYoDesign, and will be starting at the Duncan office in Middlefield, OH next week! A HUGE congratulations to Augie…we look forward to seeing what he’s able to accomplish with the Duncan brand. Check out the full press release below.
Duncan® Toys, a division of Flambeau® Inc., has hired industry recognized Augie Fash to be its Sales & Marketing Coordinator. Augie will be responsible for marketing and sales support, team management, and assisting with Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Alliance initiatives. Augie comes to Duncan with a wealth of “yo-yo industry” experience, most recently serving as a demonstration team member for Hong Kong based company C3 YoYoDesign.
“Watching Augie rise up over the last 10 years has been extremely impressive”, said Mike Burke, National Sales & Marketing Manager. “Not only is he USA Duncan National Yo-Yo Champion, but he has demonstrated terrific leadership in developing players, domestic and international tours, and all facets of web based marketing and social media. He is one of the most known and highly regarded yo-yo players in the community today. I am eager to work with him, and have him utilize his skills in helping Duncan meet our growth initiatives.”
While North America is Duncan’s core region, Duncan markets and sells to over (25) different countries wordwide. Duncan also has yo-yo demonstration teams in (12) countries. Augie’s leadership will aid in immediate improvements and efficiencies in communication, team development, and domestic and international promotions.
Follow Augie on his first Duncan / Disney tour this August through September, from Walt Disney World (Orlando, FL) to Disneyland (Anaheim, CA). The Duncan 85th Anniversary Celebration Tour will span (10) U.S. cities, include community events, Radio Disney entertainment, and Duncan skill play excitement.
Augie’s accomplishments include:
- US National, 5-time Regional, and 6-time California State YoYo Champion
- Performance Tours across ten countries including China, Russia, and Europe
- 6 Signature Model yoyos
- Guest appearances on ABC, ESPN, Comedy Central, and NPR
Visit www.yo-yo.com for more information on the history of Duncan Toys, information about the current Duncan product line and upcoming events, or call Duncan Toys at Flambeau, Inc. at 1-800-457-5252. Building on “The Original. World’s #1” yo-yo, Duncan is focused to be the brand leader in high quality toys for learning and fun.
Duncan Toys Company and its parent company, Flambeau, Inc. are members of the Nordic Group of Companies. Nordic Group of Companies, Ltd. (headquartered in Baraboo, Wisconsin) is a privately-held holding company consisting of subsidiaries with 22 facilities, and 24 marketing units around the world with over 2,400 associates. Nordic Group member companies manufacture and distribute plastic, seating and transportation products worldwide for industrial, commercial and consumer markets. For more information or catalog, write Nordic Group of Companies, Ltd., 715 Lynn Avenue, Suite 100, Baraboo, WI 53913 USA or visit www.nordicgroup.com.