Lichtenberg hires JCP account exec

Soft window coverings manufacturer S. Lichtenberg announced the hiring of Gary Vetrone.

Vetrone, a veteran of the home textiles industry who has been employed by CHF Industries and Guilford Mills, takes on the newly created position of account executive for J.C. Penney Co.

Vetrone will report to Michael Lichtenberg, vp of Lichtenberg.

"Gary brings us many years of experience in the home furnishings field," said Carl Goldstein, senior vp.

Thomas RussellThomas Russell | Associate Editor, FurnitureToday
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I'm Tom Russell and have worked at Furniture/Today since August 2003. Since then, I have covered the international side of the business from a logistics and sourcing standpoint. Since then, I also have visited several furniture trade shows and manufacturing plants in Asia, which has helped me gain perspective about the industry in that part of the world. As I continue covering the import side of the business, I look forward to building on that knowledge base through conversations with industry officials and future overseas plant tours. From time to time, I will file news and other industry perspectives online and, as always, welcome your response to these Web postings.

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