Daniels Worldwide Management Executive Team
Daniel F. Daniels – President & Chief Executive Officer
Dan Daniels has been the creator, manager, and driving force of numerous successful product distribution businesses. Including two Chinese joint ventures and 20+ years experience sourcing and importing products from China. Daniels companies include successful catalog marketing, distribution and web based e-commerce operations, covering both B2B and B2C channels of distribution. Dan has a strong fundamental business philosophy of growth based on offering customers professional support, information, and advice in addition to quality products and services.
John Marsden – Senior Advisor
John Marsden has over 40 years experience in management in US based corporations. He has held senior management positions in Operations, Marketing, Sales, project and startup management. The companies include Milliken, Caron Yarn, Melitta Coffee. Mr. Marsden has a Master of Business Administration from the University of Chicago. Mr. Marsden’s most recent position was General Manager of Diamond Tech, a Daniels Creativity company. During the 15 years as GM he was heavily involved in sourcing and marketing Chinese made products to US companies and he possesses a solid knowledge of Chinese/US commerce as he successfully grew this company 6 fold during the 15 years in this position.
Shuling Wang - Marketing Communication Director
Shuling Wang, a native Chinese professional, has recently joined Daniels Worldwide Management team. Shuling is a graduate of Sichuan Normal University in China and an MBA graduate of the University of South Florida. She brings her marketing background, advertising experience, cultural knowledge from living and interning in the United States, and communication skills from working with companies in China and in the U.S such as Pepsi Co., P&G, Nokia , the Commercial Bank of China and Humana Small Business to assist clients and assure customer satisfaction. We are your business partner in America and are committed to helping you achieve your goals.
David Daniels – Senior Operations Director
Daniels comes to Daniels WWM with extensive operational strategy and finance experience gained while working as an operations manager at Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. headquartered in Bentonville, Arkansas, and at Lincoln Distributors in Tempe, Arizona and Tampa, Florida. Daniels received his MBA from the University of Michigan and CPA license from the State of Georgia. David has lived in China and graduated from a Mandarin language and cultural immersion program at Nankai University in Tianjin, China.
Gil Schisler – Chief Financial Officer
Gil Schisler joined the Daniels Group of Companies in late 2004 with more than 15 years in managerial accounting experience primarily in an international manufacturing environment. Mr. Schisler’s special focus is on operational analysis and strategic planning – internal and external. Prior to his current role as CFO with Daniels, Mr. Schisler spent 15 years with Leslie Controls, in Tampa Fl, in various positions finally as VP Finance/Group Controller for the Thermal Fluid Controls Group of CIRCOR Industries, with operations in US (2), Canada, Germany, France and England.
David Ellis – Marketing Services Director
David Ellis is President of Affinity Marketing and Communications, Inc., a full-service advertising agency established in 1999. His career in advertising and marketing spans over thirty years of experience including ten years as Advertising Director at The Moorings, a worldwide yacht charter organization working with executives from many countries. Today, David is directing marketing services for several long term manufacturing clients with global interests. David is a former president of Business Network International – Success Alliance.
Rob Daniels – CIO/Tech Director
Rob has 20+ years experience as the lead programmer and E-commerce/ IT Director for the Daniels Group companies. He is an honors graduate from the University of South Florida and a SAP Business One software developer. Rob has created many successful e-commerce web sites for manufacturing, wholesale, and consumer clients. Rob is an insightful manager who drives a broad technology agenda to help businesses profit from leading-edge technology initiatives.