Chris Latham Leaves Holly Hunt, Chicago

by Fabrics & Furnishings

April 17th, 2017

NEW YORK–Chris Latham left his post as Vice President, Textiles, Leather & Rugs at Holly Hunt in February after joining that company in August, 2015.
He has returned to New York from Chicago as President of his own consulting company, Latham & Associates Textiles Sales & Consulting.

Holly Hunt is a high-end furniture, textile and accessories company with 10 Holly Hunt designer showrooms in the USA and London and other showroom partners around the world, serving the residential and contract design community.
Chris reported to David Schutte, President of Holly Hunt.

Latham moved to Chicago from his native New York in order to take this position. Previously, he was Vice President, Sales, based in New York for Raxon Fabrics, a division of Vescom Group based in Deurne, Holland. While holding that position, he also was North American Sales Manager for Mueller Zell and Leo Schellens, also part of Vescom.

Prior to that, he was in charge of US Sales for Leo Schellens, Eastern U.S. Sales for Backhausen and LA Mills. After graduating Rice University in 1990, Latham began his career working for Latham & Associates, his family owned Sales Agency in New York.

Valdese Weavers and Leo Schellens were the first lines he represented and he continued to represent various lines for 17 years until he joined Raxon, Schellens and Mueller Zell as a fulltime job since 2008. Chris had a 23-year relationship with Leo Schellens.