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Kersey Elected BrandSource Chairman

4/29/2011 03:31:58 PM Eastern

Anaheim, Calif. -
Twenty-year BrandSource member Andy Kersey has been elected chairman of the
buying group's board.

Kersey

Kersey, a principal of Hamlin
& Kersey Home Center & Audio-Video Systems in Corbin, Ky., has previously
served in various positions on the BrandSource board.

 In his new role, he said he plans to develop
initiatives like the group's commitment to Ronald McDonald House Charities that
will benefit the neighborhoods and local communities in which its members do
business.

 "Developing additional programs to reach ‘Main
Street' in all of our cities and towns would build positive and mutually
beneficial relationships between our members and their customers," he said.

BrandSource CEO Bob
Lawrence said Kersey's appointment will help the group evolve as it implements
new programs and services designed to maximize member growth and profitability.
"Andy is a consummate professional with a keen understanding of the retail
landscape and its continued evolution. I'm confident that Andy will inspire our
organization and help spark new ideas as we continue to grow."

Founded in 1969 and based
here, BrandSource is a 100-percent member-owned merchandising group with nearly
4,500 independent dealers in North America, and close to 3,000
BrandSource-branded stores in the U.S. For more information call 1-(800)
920-6984.

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