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STAMFORD, CT, January 29, 2019 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Sustainable junk removal service The Junkluggers today announced Kristy Ferguson as its new Chief Marketing Officer. Ferguson brings over 20 years of experience building local and global franchise brands to The Junkluggers team. Most notably, she served as Chief Marketing Officer, Chief Strategy Officer & Chief Innovation Officer for Edible Arrangements. Ferguson's efforts took the franchise from ten stores in North America to more than 1,200 stores across 13 countries.
Ferguson's new duties as CMO will include leading the company's marketing efforts and supporting The Junkluggers franchise partners. She will drive local sales, implement advertising and guerrilla marketing initiatives, coach franchise partners to best utilize their marketing and sales programs, and lead the internal marketing team and vendor partners.
"Kristy will play a pivotal role in expanding our marketing and franchise efforts, and we are excited to have her join the team," said Josh Cohen, The Junkluggers founder and CEO. "We have grown dramatically in the past few years, and we look forward to working with Kristy to continue driving this growth."
The Junkluggers were recently named an Inc 5000 winner, as well as a 2018 Entrepreneur Franchise 500 winner. Ferguson's expertise will prove central to maintaining the company's momentum.
"I am extremely impressed with The Junkluggers leadership team and its fast-growing franchise partners," Ferguson said. "As I keep learning about the company, I get more excited by the minute to be part of a team that's not only committed to their customers and franchise partners, but also stands by this amazing company mission to enhance lives, the community, and the environment by donating, recycling, upcycling and supporting local charities."
Ferguson is joining The Junkluggers team after a few major expansions into new areas. In 2018, The Junkluggers opened 10 new markets, and are aiming to open at least 30 in 2019.
About The Junkluggers
Established in 2004, The Junkluggers provides sustainable junk removal services. This team of big-hearted professionals are revolutionizing the hauling and removal industry by staying focused on environmentally-friendly and community-oriented practices for furniture and junk removal. For more information, please visit www.junkluggers.com. For franchise opportunities, please visit www.junkluggersfranchise.com.
Tiffany Kenyon, PR
Front Lines Media
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