MICHAELIAN & KOHLBERG NAMES HILLYER HEAD OF WHOLESALE
HORSE SHOE, NC
- Handmade decorative rug maker Michaelian & Kohlberg announced the promotion of
Jennifer Hillyer to head of its wholesale business. The company with main
offices in Hillside, NJ, and a sales division based in Horse Shoe, NC, said
Hillyer, who replaces Ali Khalid Chaundhry, joined the North Carolina office of
Michaelian in June of 2011 as an administrative assistant and quickly worked her
way up the ranks.
CURREY OF CURREY & COMPANY TO RECEIVE ARTS AWARDS ACADEMY OF ACHIEVEMENT
Currey & Company founder Robert Currey led his garden furniture
company into a total interior furnishings source with in
lighting, furniture, and accessories including a hand-knotted
DALLAS - Dallas Market Center and the ARTs nominating committee have selected
Robert Currey of Currey & Company as this year's Academy of Achievement honoree.
"Robert Currey received an unprecedented number of nominations for Academy of
Achievement this year from across the industry," Sharon Davis, Executive
Director of ART said. "After such strong endorsement, the committee agreed that
he was the obvious choice."
APPOINTS INDUSTRY VETERAN JOHN HASTE TO LEAD LIGHTING CATEGORY EXPANSION
CALHOUN, GA - Surya has named longtime
home furnishings industry professional John Haste to the newly created position
of senior vice president of Business Development. In his role, Haste will focus
on growing Surya's lighting business, working closely with the brand's sales,
product development and sourcing teams to create a product roadmap and strategy
for increasing lighting penetration in Surya's key business channels.
MARIETTA, GA - Wools of New Zealand has appointed Rosstan Mazey as its new chief executive. Mazey previously was the global marketing manager at fresh produce grower and exporter Turners & Growers. He also has held senior marketing and innovation roles at Zespri and Dairy Crest in the UK where he has built a depth of experience and successful track record in marketing quality New Zealand products globally.
LOUIS DE POORTERE VETERAN SALES MANAGER EDDIE HOLLIER SCALES BACK, FORMS REP AGENCY
ATLANTA - Louis De Poortere has announced that its veteran U.S. sales manager, Eddie Hollier is transitioning to a new position as independent sales representative in Georgia, Tennessee, the Panhandle of Florida, Alabama and Mississippi. In making the announcement, Thierry Flamant, VP Sales Americas for De Poortere Group, said that Hollier has chosen to scale back and revive his former rep agency and will add other non-competing lines in the area.