Jayme Wisely named President and COO of GLS Companies

GLS Companies has named Jayme Wisely to lead the company as President & COO.

Jayme joined GLS in May of 2011 as Executive Vice President and has been responsible for managing the company’s day-to-day operating activities, including revenue and sales growth; expenses, cost and margin control; and monthly, quarterly and annual financial goal management.

Gary Garner, GLS’ founder and President and CEO since 1984 will continue to oversee the company’s long-term strategies as Chairman & CEO.

“Since joining us, Jayme has demonstrated strong leadership in GLS’ operations as well as keen strategic insight and the ability to chart a strong direction for the company,” Garner said. “His knowledge of GLS and our industry is impressive and has given us great confidence that he is the right person to assure the company’s continued growth and leadership in what has become a technology-driven business.”

Wisely has nearly 30 years of experience in leading sales teams and organizational development initiatives.

Before joining GLS, Wisely was Vice President for Sales and Organizational Development of Jostens. In that capacity, he served as head of world-wide sales and was responsible for a sales force of independent and corporate sales representatives, associates and managers. His career at Josten’s spanned nearly 24 years in virtually every area of sales, channel development, organizational planning and sales administration.