Pennsauken, NJ - Jan 16, 2007 - The board of directors of Disc Makers has named Tony Van Veen to serve as the company's new president. Van Veen has been with Disc Makers for his entire 20-year professional career and becomes the first person outside of the Ballen family to head up the 61-year-old company. He replaces Morris Ballen, who had served as president since 1972 and grew up with the company working with his father, Ivin Ballen, who founded Disc Makers in 1946.
Morris Ballen now becomes chairman of the board of directors.
Van Veen began his career with Disc Makers in 1987 as a sales and marketing associate. In the early 1990s he took on oversight of the company's sales, marketing and account management operations.
He is a native of Aruba and a graduate of the Wharton Business School at the University of Pennsylvania.