COMFORTEX ANNOUNCES TWO APPOINTMENTS, ADDS SALES MANAGERS
Comfortex Corp., Maplewood, NY, has made several changes within its
Larry Silberman has been appointed to the new position of National
BlindCrafter Sales Specialist. This position was created to recruit,
train and develop the company’s BlindCrafter network. In addition
to recruiting new dealers, Silberman will help formulate programs
that will stimulate brand recognition and growth. He also will help
oversee the development of the Florida Builder Program.
Previously, Silberman was Territory Sales Manager for the company’s
Northern Illinois/Wisconsin market. He has been the winner of numerous
Comfortex President’s Club award honors.
John Mullaney has been promoted to Phoenix (AZ) Fabrication Plant
Manager. He will be responsible for maximizing profit from the operation
while maintaining the quality, productivity and safety of the facility.
Mullaney joined the company in 2003 as Production Manager at the Phoenix
facility and assisted in the implementation and development of Woodwinds®
Suzanne Welbourn has been named Territory Sales Manager for Northern
Illinois/Wisconsin, replacing Silberman. She brings knowledge and
industry experience to her new position. Her background includes sales,
project management, business development, marketing services, merchandising
and customer service. Previously she was vice president of sales and
marketing at Harrison Marketing Services and sales and project management
director for U.S. Sample Corp.
Erica Cottrill joins the company as Territory Sales Manager for the
Los Angeles/Central California region. She brings more than five years
of retail experience to her new post. Most recently she was a sales
manager for a major optical retailer.
GCWC HIRES BUILDER ALLIANCE COORDINATOR
Gulf Coast Window Covering (GCWC), Houston, TX, announces the addition
of Christine Wolpert as its Builder Alliance Coordinator for the Texas
market. In this new position, Wolpert will be responsible for establishing
relationships with the builder network as well as aligning new and
existing dealer accounts with this vast distribution channel for Hunter
Prior to joining Gulf Coast, Wolpert served as the Director of Training
and Education for Hunter Douglas Window Fashions. She brings more
than 11 years of industry sales, training and management experience
to the position as well as an extensive knowledge of all Hunter Douglas
window covering products.
Gulf Coast Window Covering is a full-line fabricator of Hunter Douglas
PORTER PRESTON ADDS KOERNER
Porter Preston, Waterbury CT, has announced the addition of Gail Koerner
to its customer service department. In this position she will provide
customer service and technical support.
Koerner has more than 24 years of experience in the window treatment
business. She has worked in retail and is well known in the industry
as a professional installer of window treatments. Her extensive product
knowledge and technical background will prove to be beneficial as
Porter Preston continues its focus with providing quality products,
services and lasting customer partnerships.
Porter Preston is a full-line Levolor Kirsch fabricator and distributor.