Frank Mayer and Associates' Ron Bowers Announces Retirement
After 35 years as a member of Frank Mayer and Associates, Inc.'s staff, Ron Bowers, senior vice president of retail technology business development, will retire at the end of July.
Bowers started working for Frank Mayer and Associates in December 1983 as a sales coordinator and quickly moved into an account executive position the following August. His passion for retail, technology solutions and P-O-P displays helped him develop relationships with well-known companies like Allstate Insurance, Irving Oil, Eagle Foods, Kroger, Miller Brewing, KEO, MacGregor Golf, Arnold Palmer Golf, Nancy Lopez Golf, Nicklaus Golf and John Deere.
Bowers’ projects often earned gold Outstanding Merchandising Achievement awards in the display industry, including a Display of the Year award from POPAI in 1992 for his work with the John Deere shop-in-shop program.
In 2005, Bowers was promoted to senior vp of retail technology business development. He used his vast experience and superb relationship-building skills to generate new project opportunities for the company. His expertise concerning the P-O-P business has made him a well-known thought leader in the industry. Bowers has served on countless speaking panels and interviewed for numerous trade publications over the years.
“[Bowers'] professionalism, drive, loyalty, passion for sales and the relationships built with clients and associates were the foundations for his success,” Frank Mayer and Associates president Mike Mayer said in a news release. “His infectious positive attitude should be an example for all of us to follow, and he’ll be missed by clients and associates alike.”
Bowers’ retirement plans consist of spending more time with his wife, children and grandchildren as well as pursuing his hobbies of golf, reading and retail technology writing.