ITG Taps Monks for Dorma U.S. Launch
By Staff -- Home Textiles Today, 7/31/2006 12:00:00 AM
Greensboro, N.C. —
International Textile Group has named Ed Monks national sales manager for the U.S. launch of the Dorma brand bedding collection.
Dorma luxury bed linens have been marketed in the U.K. since 1923. During the New York Home Textiles Market, they will be shown at the Vincci Avalon Hotel, Camelot Room, at 16 East 32nd Street between Madison and Fifth Avenues.
Daphne O'Brien, vp retail products, ITG, said, “The luxurious finishing and graceful trim detail of Dorma bed linens display a distinctively European influence and level of craftsmanship not easily found.”
Monks has more than 25 years in textiles sales and merchandising. He worked with Springs Industries in New York and other offices, developing bedding lines for leading retailers. He has additional experience in apparel and specialty fabrics. Most recently Monks worked to coordinate a line of sourced home products from Pakistan.
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