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Patrick Lyons Signs On as VP of Marketing at Jimmyjane!

xbiz-patrick-headshotDiamond Products 2016 Expansion Continues


SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.—Jan. 7, 2016—Jimmyjane, the design-centric brand and leading manufacturer of premium pleasure products, is pleased to announce that Patrick Lyons has joined their team as Vice President of Marketing. Lyons will oversee all marketing initiatives for the pleasure product company, which is part of the Diamond Products family of brands alongside Pipedream Products and Sir Richard’s Condom Company.

“Jimmyjane has a built a strong brand foundation around their unique design sensibility. From a marketing position, the company has made great achievements in the space and there is also a lot of opportunity to expand and build upon this in the future,” said Lyons. “I am excited to be joining the Diamond Products family and am especially excited to work with Jimmyjane and their partners this coming year and beyond.”

Lyons brings over 15 years of marketing experience, from both the mainstream and adult market, to Jimmyjane. As a seasoned marketing expert he has developed a well-rounded skill set with a proven track record of growing national and international brands in the franchise, manufacturing, and CPG arenas. His in-depth knowledge of brand development, marketing strategy, print and digital media, and go-to-market programs will prove invaluable for his role at Jimmyjane.

“Patrick is a great fit for the Jimmyjane and we are excited to have him join the team,” stated Robert Rheaume, President of Jimmyjane. “His experience in brand building and his broad marketing knowledge, is going to be a huge asset for the brand as we continue to grow and expand our product offerings in the years ahead.”

“Having quickly made his mark in the novelty business only a few years ago, we’re very excited to have Patrick join our growing team,” said Diamond Products Chairman and CEO Nick Orlandino. “We’re looking forward to bringing Patrick’s unique marketing innovations to the Diamond brands.”

Prior to joining Jimmyjane, Lyons was the Director of Marketing at Eldorado Trading Company and Vice President of Marketing at WellBiz Brands, a leading international franchisor in the wellness category. He was also the founder and Principal Consultant at 9ball Interactive, a marketing and advertising agency focused on developing marketing solutions for small businesses and franchises.

 

Diamond Products Jump Starts 2016 with Second Addition to Sales Team!

Pipedream ProductsThomas Schmidt Appointed International Sales Executive for Pipedream’s Asian Market

Pipedream is already taking advantage of its prosperous New Year by welcoming Thomas Schmidt to the Dream Team, who will be responsible for all sales opportunities within Pipedream’s Asian marketplace.

“I’m absolutely excited to join the Pipedream team! There’s a lot of potential moving forward in the Asian market,” explained Schmidt. “And I look forward to bringing my knowledge to the table to advance this already best-selling brand alongside the best team in the industry.”

Born and raised in Dallas, Texas, Thomas relocated to Shanghai just a few years ago where he is now multi-lingual and speaks fluent Chinese. After receiving his Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science, he spent three years working with Eurofins Scientific, the industry-leader in European third party certification and testing.

“We want to welcome Thomas to the team with open arms—having someone like Schmidt will help us protect the brand and make more of an impact on the Asian market,” said Diamond Products Chairman and CEO Nick Orlandino. “Thomas’ background in sales is just part of his unique skill set that will prove valuable for the Diamond Products family of brands.”

Diamond Products’ Family Grows as Miranda Doyle is Welcomed to the Jimmyjane Team!

headshot-mirandaDiamond Products, the global enterprise of best-selling brands including PipedreamJimmyjane, and Sir Richard’s Condom Company, has warmly welcomed Miranda Doyle to the Jimmyjane team where she has been appointed the position of Director of Development.

“I’m extremely excited to join the #1 brand in the world with the best team in the industry,” said Doyle. “Product Development for creative and visionary manufacturers like Jimmyjane and Sir Richard’s is an incredibly rewarding opportunity and I’m looking forward to it all.”

With over eight years of experience developing innovative consumer packaged goods from concept to reality with five global adult corporations, Miranda harbors a fiery passion for branding and development—and her impressive resume and ecstatic charisma especially demonstrates her immense value. After years of hard work as Marketing & Brand Manager (WSM Investment), Product Development Coordinator (NS Novelties), Director of Product Development (Glow Industries, Topco Sales), and General Manager (Hustler Hollywood), Miranda will now enjoy and flourish in her new position as Jimmyjane’s Director of Development.

“We’re proud to welcome Miranda to the Jimmyjane team. Her knowledge and product development experience makes her a perfect addition to the Diamond family,” said Chairman and CEO of Diamond Products, Nick Orlandino. “The sky’s the limit for Diamond Products as we continue to grow and attract top industry talent like Miranda. The Dream Team is looking forward to making 2016 the best year ever.”

Miranda is eagerly anticipating the opportunity to meet her new customers and industry fellows at next week’s highly-anticipated ANME trade show, where Pipedream, Jimmyjane, and Sir Richard’s will celebrate the initial debut of 75 spanking new products. For dates, location, and more details about ANME, please visit the expo’s official web site.

Pipedream Welcomes Jesus Ruiz!

2015July_JesusRuiz-HEADSHOT_PressWe’re proud to announce that the Dream Team is growing as we welcome Jesus Ruiz to the sales department. In his new role as Sales Assistant, Ruiz will improve retail support by providing in-depth product trainings, representation at industry events, and merchandising assistance. He brings with him over two years of sales and merchandising experience from Oxballs, where his expertise most recently helped the company earn the coveted Cybersocket award for Best Product/Retail Site.

“We are extremely excited for Jesus to join the Dream Team,” said Visual Merchandiser Briana Honz. “His enthusiasm and drive makes him a great fit for our dedicated and hardworking team. He is the perfect representative for our brand and we look forward to watching him grow and succeed.”

“I’m on cloud nine!” exclaimed Ruiz. “I’m extremely excited – it’s such a privilege to join the top manufacturer in the industry. I look forward to all of the challenges that Pipedream has in store for me and the hard work it takes to remain #1.”