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Arpin International Group GSA Department Promotes John Barrett and Matt Somweber to General Manager

October 28, 2013

The Arpin International Group GSA department has promoted two of its star performers to the position of general manager – John Barrett and Matt Somweber.

“Both John and Matt have been with Arpin for over a decade and, in that time, they have demonstrated outstanding customer service and leadership potential,” said Chris Hood, vice president of GSA for Arpin International Group. “We are pleased to welcome them both to our distinguished management team.”

In his new position, John Barrett will manage administrative staff, provide account reporting, maintain divisional standard procedures, and oversee training and compliance for the division. He was previously an assistant operations manager and has been with the company for over 12 years. Barrett holds a bachelor’s degree in business management from the University of Rhode Island. He resides in Warwick, R.I.

Matt Somweber will manage operations staff, serve as an escalation point of contact for accounts and customers, and oversee training and compliance for the division. He was previously a senior GSA supervisor and has been with the company for over 10 years. Somweber holds a bachelor’s degree in business management from Roger Williams University. He resides in Exeter, R.I.