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Verrex Rising Star Named 2019 "40 Under 40 AV Influencer"

Commercial Integrator Magazine chooses Verrex global purchasing agent for its sixth annual list dedicated to the next generation of industry leaders

Mountainside, NJ USA -- Verrex, the AVIXA™ APEX-certified global provider of superior AV and UC technology solutions and experiences announced that Global Purchasing Agent, Drew Novelli, CTS, has been named a Commercial Integrator magazine 40 Under 40 Industry Influencer of 2019. Commercial Integrator, one of the mainstay publications of the professional audio visual industry, complies an annual list of rising stars, focused on future leaders of the AV industry. Drew Novelli was named to this year’s list for his growing leadership role in the organization’s purchasing initiatives, nominated by Vice President of Finance, Michele Capolino.


“I was very pleased to nominate Drew for CI’s 2019 40 Under 40,” said Capolino. “He has made such positive contributions to our organization, collaborating with our internal teams and our valued network of technology vendors. Drew’s leadership skills continue to mature as he establishes and nurtures strong vendor relationships, negotiates the best pricing for our clients, mentors other agents, and leads international purchasing. We are excited that Drew has been recognized by our industry for his talent and dedication that will no doubt continue to thrive.”


Novelli joins the Class of 2019, comprised of professionals in AV under the age of 40 that are making significant contributions to their organizations and the industry as a whole. The list is designed to spotlight young, talented individuals and encourage the next generation of AV industry leadership. View the full article here »


“I am humbled and honored to be featured in this year’s Commercial Integrator 40 under 40,” shared Novelli. “I love working in AV, especially for the exposure it’s provided me into new technologies over the years. I feel like I’ve had a front-row seat to our industry’s progress. I’ve also met so many great, talented people, so it truly is an honor to be recognized among my peers.”

Novelli is based at Verrex’s headquarters in Mountainside, NJ, part of the company’s global workplaces that also include Boston, Houston, Los Angeles, London, Hong Kong, and Shanghai.