New York, NY – June 16, 2009 – CBX, the New York-headquartered strategic branding firm, has hired Dimitri Vermés as Vice President, Business Development. In this new position, Dimitri will be responsible for growing and diversifying CBX’s retail portfolio.
“Bringing together business consulting, marketing strategy and creative implementation, CBX is able to provide the optimal solution for both retailers and consumer product goods manufacturers. Dimitri’s extensive knowledge of retail design and success in managing cross-functional teams will make him a valuable asset,” says Gregg Lipman, managing partner, CBX.
Prior to joining CBX, Dimitri was Vice President of Robert Young Architects (RYA) Design Consultancy where he led new business efforts, marketing and communications for both the New York and Dallas offices. He was also a Partner and Vice President of Marketing for 8 years at GRID2 International, where he was responsible for new business and strategic branding efforts on an international level, including The Americas, Europe, the Middle East and Asia Pacific. He has worked with clients such as Cartier, Diageo, Pernod-Ricard, L’Oreal, Hess, Giant Food, J.P. Morgan Chase, Procter & Gamble, Borders Books, Arby’s and Duane Reade.
“I’m energized by the diverse portfolio of great clients that CBX works with and I look forward to contributing my expertise in helping them continue to grow,”
As Strategy Group Director at CBX, Dustin is continually inspired to develop creative, innovative and purposeful ways to connect his clients’ interests to the lives of their customers.