Valdese Weavers Promotes Three
Home Textiles Today Staff -- Home Textiles Today, 5/13/2013 2:00:00 AM
VALDESE, N.C. - Valdese Weavers has promoted Bob Walters, Leslie Brown, and Jason Earles to positions of greater responsibility.
Walters is now senior vp of customer relations. He was previously vp. Prior to joining the company in 2008, he had a 25 year career in the residential furniture industry, rising to the position of president with Thomasville Upholstery.
In his new position, he will be responsible for all customer service functions to both the residential and contract markets, and work directly with customers to develop and manage individualized fulfillment models.
Brown was named director of sales and marketing for Valdese's residential brands. She brings over 20 years of experience in the residential market. She was most recently a sales representative for the company's Circa 1801 brand.
In her new position she will be responsible for guiding sales and marketing to the more decorative segments of residential account base, and will act as a liaison between the Valdese Weavers sales and design teams."
Earles' new title is director of sales and marketing for Valdese Weavers with emphasis on commercial residential markets. He has served in various sales functions since joining the company in 2007, most recently as national accounts manager.
He is to extend the company's reach into the commercial furniture manufacturers, from product and design all the way through to retail.
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