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Arthur Wagner

Arthur Wagner

Arthur Wagner is President & Co-Founder. Along with Alan Elkin, he co-founded Active International in 1984. Since its inception, the company has been recognized as the global leader in its category and maintains a global footprint in 14 countries.



Prior to co-founding Active, Mr. Wagner’s career in the media industry began at Kaiser Broadcast, as Eastern Sales Manager, which became Field Communications and then Katz Media Group, the largest media representation firm in the United States. He is widely regarded as an expert in Business Development and Sales. Additionally, in 2008, he was inducted into the International Reciprocal Trade Association (IRTA) Hall of Fame, and is the former President of the Corporate Barter Council.  He has also made community involvement a priority. Through the company’s Active Cares program, contributions have been made to nearly 700 nonprofits since 1997.

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