Taco Comfort Solutions hires Ken Watson as marketing-brand manager

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Cranston, R.I. — Taco Comfort Solutionsä has announced the appointment of KenWatson to the new position of Marketing and Brand Manager for the company. 

Watson brings 20+ years of advertising and marketing experience to Taco, having served in both agency and client-side roles over the course of his career. He spent 16 years working for Fahlgren Advertising and then Fitzgerald+Co/McCann Worldgroup, both in Atlanta. He was Marketing Manager at Textron, Inc. in Providence, RI prior to joining Taco.

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His diverse experience spans research, branding, creative development, retail promotions, sales support, sports marketing, B2B, social/digital marketing, media planning/buying, PR and experiential marketing, and includes management of several ADDY award winning campaigns.

He has worked with a wide variety of national and international brands including NAPA Auto Parts, Black & Decker and DEWALT power tools, Bell Helicopter and Cessna Aircraft, E-Z-GO Golf cars, Nutrilite vitamins, Kroger supermarkets, Toll Brothers homebuilders and Florida Tourism.

“Ken Watson brings a wealth of hands-on experience to our marketing team here at Taco Comfort,” commented Gene Fina, Vice President of Marketing. “Ken will serve as a key player in overseeing marketing and sales initiatives with our rep agencies and outside marketing partners. We welcome him to the Taco family.”  

A native of Atco, NJ, Watson holds a B.S. in Management/Marketing from Rutgers University and makes his home with his family in North Kingstown, RI. 

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