American Fabrics names prez, taps coo
By Staff -- Home Textiles Today, 5/19/2003 12:00:00 AM
NEW YORK —
Jack Cobb has joined American Decorative Fabrics as president.
Most recently Cobb was vp of marketing for home fabrics with responsibilities for developing the home textiles and international business for home and sister companies Mastercraft and Circa 1801/Doblin.
Cobb succeeds Joe Rosenfeld, who left the firm earlier this year.
In other organizational moves, Gary Stein who has been with ADP for the past two years, has been promoted to the new position of coo.
Erica Youngleson, formerly with Mastercraft and prior to that with the Fabric Library, has been named director of design. Her first line will be launched at Showtime in July.
"These moves have solidified ADF's senior management and design team," said David Li, ceo. "This will allow ADF to maintain its growth momentum."
The company is a supplier of drapery, upholstery, multi-purpose and decorative fabrics with its own facilities in China. It also does cut and sew for home fashions, including bedding, decorative pillows, furniture and all other fabric products for the home.
It has a new 275,000-square-foot warehouse/distribution facility in Gaffney, SC, another in Canada and one in Tupelo, MS.
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