Erikson headquarters circa 2001
Erikson headquarters circa 2001.

Erikson Announces Internal Promotions 

Erikson, an Exertis | JAM business, has announced new promotions within its group. “We’re proud to continue to invest in and develop our talent, and these promotions are a testament to this. With these new positions created, our growth continues and our business is primed for success,” says Wayne Mayall, Vice President of Erikson Multimedia.

Monique Verdeja is being promoted to Director of Purchasing. For the past 12 years Monique has been responsible for divisional inventory management and has been an integral part of the business’ vendor and customer relationships. In this new role Monique will continue to develop the purchasing team and expand divisional services in forecasting, demand planning and inventory health management. 

Monique Verdeja

Nataliya Potapova is being promoted to Director of Marketing. Nataliya has been with the company for three years and oversees divisional marketing initiatives along with various corporate marketing projects. In this new role, Nataliya will continue to develop the marketing team and build out the marketing assets and tools needed in today’s evolving digital world. 

Nataliya Potapova

Founded in 1972, Exertis | JAM, now a DCC business, began operating in Montreal under the trade name of Erikson Music as an importer/distributor of musical instruments and accessories, with less than 10 employees and sales of less than $1 million. With 50 years of experience, today Exertis | JAM is a unique distribution network made up of 18 divisions that serve markets ranging from professional audio and lighting, consumer electronics, and musical instruments, with over 650 employees spread out over several countries and sales exceeding $500 million.

Exertis is the leading technology distributor of consumer, business, and enterprise products from pioneering technology brands, playing an integral role in supplying the world with cutting-edge tech. For forty years Exertis has distributed the technology that transforms societies and facilitates the world’s transition to digital, from AV solutions to AI-powered smart-tech. A wholly owned subsidiary of parent company DCC PLC, a FTSE 100 company, it has offices in Europe, North America, Middle East, and China, representing 2,400 brands. In 2021 it had a turnover of £4.483 billion.