ITASCA, Ill.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Enesco, LLC (Enesco®), a global leader in the gift, home décor and plush industries, today announced the appointment of Anthony G. Testolin as its Chief Financial Officer, effective immediately. Mr. Testolin oversees all financial aspects of Enesco’s worldwide operations and subsidiaries. Most recently, he held the positions of Chief Accounting Officer and Interim Chief Financial Officer for the Company.
“Tony is an invaluable asset and member of the Enesco team. His knowledge of our industry, financial acumen, and strong leadership skills continue to play an important role as we transform Enesco to further capitalize on our changing market.”
Mr. Testolin joined Enesco in 2005 as Corporate Controller and was promoted to Chief Accounting Officer later that same year. He helped move the Company from a publicly traded entity to a private equity portfolio company in 2007. In 2015, he helped to oversee the transfer of ownership to Balmoral Funds, a private equity firm. He assumed the additional responsibility of Interim Chief Financial Officer in May 2016.
Commenting on the announcement, Todd Mavis, CEO of Enesco, LLC, said, “Tony is an invaluable asset and member of the Enesco team. His knowledge of our industry, financial acumen, and strong leadership skills continue to play an important role as we transform Enesco to further capitalize on our changing market.”
Mr. Testolin has worked for both public and private companies in a number of different industries including financial management, hospitality, printing and horticulture and has in-depth experience with international subsidiaries, Asia sourcing and companies with private equity ownership.
Prior to joining Enesco, Mr. Testolin held the positions of divisional Chief Financial Officer for a publicly traded graphic arts company. He also was a Corporate Controller for a privately owned horticultural company with subsidiaries in Canada, Europe and Asia and acted as that firm’s representative for several joint-venture, start-up production sites in Korea, Taiwan and Costa Rica. Mr. Testolin’s career as a Financial Officer began when he was an Audit and Financial Consulting Manager at Arthur Andersen in Chicago.
Mr. Testolin is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) who earned his BS in Accounting from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Mr. Testolin volunteers at St. Isidore in Bloomingdale where he’s been an athletic board member for the past two years.
Enesco, LLC is a global leader in the gift, home décor and plush industries with a portfolio that includes some of the world’s most recognizable brands and licenses including Gund®, Jim Shore Heartwood Creek®, Walt Disney Archives™, Disney Showcase®, Disney by Britto™, Department 56® Village, Pusheen™, Designs by Lolita®, and Our Name Is Mud®. Serving more than 40,000 customers worldwide, the company designs, develops, and distributes consumer products to a wide variety of specialty card and gift retailers, home décor boutiques, national retail chains, and direct-to-consumer retailers. Enesco’s international headquarters is located in Itasca, Illinois with subsidiaries in the United Kingdom, France, Canada, and China. Enesco serves markets operating in the Americas, Europe, Canada, Australia, and Asia. For more information, visit www.Enesco.com. For media inquiries, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.