Larry Whitney has been with Polyconcept for over 11 years. Polyconcept is the world’s largest supplier of promotional products, operating around the globe. With main offices in the US, Europe, Hong Kong, Canada and China, the company supplies a wide range of promotional, lifestyle and gift products through a network of advertising specialty distributors.
As Director, Global Compliance, he provides guidance to Polyconcept’s business units in North America, Europe and Asia on issues related to Corporate Social Responsibility, Product Safety, and Import regulations.
Larry is currently President of the Board of Directors for Quality Certification Alliance (QCA), and serves on QCA’s Compliance committee. He also serves on PPAI’s Product Responsibility Action Group. In addition, for the past five years he has participated in PPAI’s L.E.A.D. meetings on Capitol Hill, educating members of Congress on key issues related to the promotional products industry.
Larry is a Certified Supply Chain Professional through APICS, and has a Certificate in Product Safety Management from the John Cook School of Business at St. Louis University. He has spoken on issues related to product safety and regulations governing imported products at events held by the International Product Health & Safety Organization, National Association of Foreign Trade Zones and PPAI.