HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. — Ari Suss, XR Brands' founder and CEO, was presented the Progressive Leadership Award at the retail edition of the 2018 XBIZ Exec Awards held last week.
The retail XBIZ Progressive Leadership Award celebrates industry members whose exceptional career achievements have set precedents within the pleasure products industry.
Suss’ career began in 2000 with a pioneering role in the fetish and BDSM product industry, and in 2007 his passion led him to found XR Brands.
“Building this company has been an incredibly rewarding, and I am honored to have been recognized by XBIZ for progressive leadership,” Suss said. “I started in this business almost 20 years ago and XR Brands remains one of the only major manufacturers whose staff boasts a vast knowledge of — as well as personal passion for — the lifestyle.
“The team and I work hard to maintain our reputation for BDSM expertise, niche products, quality manufacturing, and excellent customer service, and this award means so much to us all.”
The retail edition of the 2018 XBIZ Exec Awards took place Jan. 17 at the Andaz hotel in West Hollywood, Calif.
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