• Cecile Corral

Amer Rugs expands exec sales force

Seeks new leadership to tap furniture, home store accounts

Bret BakerBret Baker
NORCROSS, Ga. — Looking to expand its business with home and furniture retails, Amer Rugs has appointed a new national sales manager.

Bret Baker is charged with leading Amer Rugs’ sales team’s effort to expand the company’s business with home furnishings and furniture retailers nationwide.

Baker’s career experience includes vice president of sales posts with Thomasville, Broyhill and Lane Brands. Earlier, he was national director of sales for Russell Athletics and served in a similar capacity with Reebok International.

“Bret’s knowledge and experience of the furniture industry along with his background of success in sales management makes him a terrific addition to our team.” said Tanuj Gupta, president.

Baker reports to Joe Barkley, vice president of sales and marketing.

Cecile CorralCecile Corral | Senior Product Editor, Home Textiles Today

Cecile B. Corral has been a product editor with Home Textiles Today since late 2000. She covers the area and accent rug, kitchen textiles, table linens, beach towels, decorative bath and decorative pillow categories, as well as some retail subjects.

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