COMFORTEX APPOINTS BARSS MANUFACTURING VP
Comfortex Corp., Maplewood, NY, has appointed Jim Barss to vice president of manufacturing. In his new position, Barss will be responsible for the management of the company's multiple manufacturing facilities and maintenance departments throughout the United States.
Barss joined the company in 1991. He previously was director of manufacturing. (See D&WC, January 2000.) Prior to joining Comfortex Barss has held positions with Ball Metal Container and Griffith Micro Science.
YORK NAMES FRENDBERG TO HEAD LICENSING INITIATIVES
Jane Frendberg, principal of Frends & Associates LLC, Columbus, OH, has been appointed to develop licensing programs for York Wallcoverings, York, PA. Frends & Associates specializes in the development of licensing programs for manufacturers interested in enhancing sales and marketing initiatives.
Prior to launching her company, Frendberg was the North American licensing manager for Sunworthy Wallcoverings. She has held other management posts in the wall coverings industry and with advertising agencies.
NIELSON JOINS WINDOW FASHIONS, INC.
Window Fashions, Inc., Cheswick, PA, announces the addition of C.A. (Chuck) Nielsen to the sales staff for the Long Island, Brooklyn and Queens, NY, territory. Nielsen brings 10 years of experience in the window treatments industry to his new post.
SEABROOK ADDS THREE ACCOUNT EXECS
Seabrook Wallcoverings, Inc., Memphis, TN, announces the appointment of three new account executives.
The new contract account executive serving the territory of Rhode Island and southeastern Massachusetts is Patrick Young. He brings previous experience in both residential and commercial wall coverings sales to his new position.
Donna Moore has joined the company as account executive serving Connecticut, western Massachusetts and southern Vermont. She brings more than 20 years of experience in sales to her new post.
Cheryl Brown has been named contract account executive for central Florida. She has been in sales for more than 13 years.