2022 has finally arrived – and for a group of industry professionals, a new year means a fresh start at a new company or a new promotion. Read on work from homeMonthly report on arrivals and departures in the areas of design, manufacturing, media, and more.
Thibaut brought in a new VP of digital transformation, eavesdropping Eli Wendkos to fill the role. Wendkos joins the team from previous digital roles with brands such as Coca-Cola, Starbucks and most recently Lowe’s. In other company news, Thibaut is expanding its sales team in the Southeast, and welcomes a roster of new sales reps that includes KG Morgan To serve North Carolina, Amber Nyberg To supervise the state of South Carolina, the Stephanie Bon To cover North Texas.
Hawker Furniture has announced three promotions: Alexandra Parrish Steps into the role of Vice President of E-Commerce within the HMI Group; Matt angle became Vice President of E-Commerce and Digital Marketing at Hooker Legacy Brands; And Sheila Mullins She now serves as Vice President and Controller of the HMI Group, where she will be responsible for managing and directing the company’s financial planning and budget management. Parrish has served the company for the past 13 years, holding positions such as Director of Customer Service, Senior Manager Key Accounts, Director of Sales Operations, and Director of Sales, Operations, E-Commerce and Territory Accounts within the HMI Group. Angle, who has been at Hooker Furnishings for nearly seven years, previously worked for the company as e-commerce marketing director and e-commerce and digital marketing director.
Stacy Montero Join Whirlpool Corp as a Director overseeing JennAir Brand Management and the company’s showroom in the A&D Building. Monteiro most recently served as the Director of the Cosentino Showroom in the A&D Building and previously worked in public relations in the design industry, serving as Account Executive at Head & Hand PR and Director of Communications at Upspring PR.
design and architecture
JCJ Architecture has announced a new list of upgrades, including the designation of four new principles: Amy HallAnd Randall HallAnd Charmista Mitra Kelly And Jean Mussolino. The group promoted Chris BoldtAnd Grace E FabianAnd Marek FalkowskiAnd Larry Sassi, And Danai Tinsley to Senior Associate level, with 10 new team members raised to Associate level. Set includes Michelle ChapmanAnd David HubbardAnd Jordan KazmierczakAnd Megan LamontaniAnd Dustin LombardiAnd Sean BindleyAnd Emma PlagmanAnd Lisa Saint Amand And Brian Stone.
Premier, an architecture, interior design, procurement and project management firm, has announced this CEO Hector Sanchez He has been appointed as Head of Hotel Development for the parent company, Ashford Inc.. Sanchez will continue his role as CEO of Premier while in his new role at the alternative asset management firm.
Media and public relations
work from home Welcomes Millie Massa For the role of advertising and events coordinator. As an industry veteran, Massa joins the team from previous marketing positions with Cohen Design Centers and D&D Building. Elsewhere in poohAnd Kim Tribanier He was appointed co-publisher after serving nearly four years as Marketing Director.
Hearst magazine publisher has clicked Ken Downing To launch The Tower, an online marketplace consisting of four individual stores hosted on a single common platform, implemented using back-end technology from media brands sheAnd bazaarAnd Town and Country And Respected. In the role of Chief Brand Officer at Hearst Luxury Collection Commerce, Downing will oversee the vision, creativity and marketing strategy for the new e-commerce platform, which will launch next spring with editor-curated products from each magazine.
In The Consultancy PR, Christina Ricci He joined the team as a PR coordinator based in the company’s New York City office, having recently worked as a digital marketing specialist for a recipe-sharing platform called FoodSocial.io. TCPR is also welcomed Abby Adams, who started her role as a senior account executive after working as an account manager at Blue Medium, an arts and culture agency. In addition, two team members –Nicole Swanson And Ali Saliani– Promoted from Account Executive to Senior Account Executive.
Luxury book publisher Assouline has announced its appointment Alex Assoulin To Head of Operations for Brand and Strategy. Confirmation of transition from a previous position as Global Vice President to a new position. He will help expand the company’s business in the United States, Europe, Asia and the Middle East and further develop internal operations as well as partnerships and collaborations.
Retail and Manufacturing
Andrew Koenig He was promoted to the position of CEO of City Furniture after being appointed president just three years ago, Home News Now reports. His father, the co-founder of the company Keith KoenigHe will remain president of the home furnishings retailer, which operates both City Furniture and Ashley Home Stores throughout Florida. The new CEO announced on LinkedIn: “I have always dreamed of one day having the opportunity to lead this wonderful organization in the same way that my uncle and dad, Kevin and Keith, have done over the years.” “I am excited to keep this (now second generation) family business moving in the right direction for many years to come.”
Coop Home Goods producer of memory foam pillows and bedding accessories, eye Steve Holly as its new CEO. Prior to joining the company, Holly served as CEO of global eyewear company Dita Group, along with leadership roles at private equity firms Altamont Capital Partners, Main Post Partners, and global brands Oakley and Mattel.
In Bienenstock Furniture Library, an expert in the home furnishings industry Patty Carpenter He was appointed to the board of directors for a two-year term as of this month. Carpenter, a New York-based consumer trends expert and director of Carpenter+ and Trendscope, will support the organization’s annual Student Design Summit, which kicked off this year.
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