NEW YORK—Katie Matushak , Vice President, Design for F. Schumacher & Co. will be leaving that company to join another wholesaler, F&FI has learned.
Matushak could not be reached for comment.
Schumacher is in the midst of moving its corporate offices from 79 Madison Avenue to 31st and Sixth. Their executives were not available for comment.
Bethpage, NY—Cynthia Tella, Vice President of Design for KravetCouture, the fabric wholesale giant’s highest end label, left the company on an amicable basis in early June, F&FI has learned.
It is the end of a brilliant 15-year run for Tella making her one of the most highly regarded and highest paid designers in the high-end decorative fabric world today.
PEARL RIVER, NY––Marv Hopkins, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Hunter Douglas North America, the leading manufacturer and marketer of custom window fashions in the U.S. and Canada, announced the promotion of Ron Kass, President and Chief Operating Officer, to Chief Executive Officer, effective July 1, 2015. Kass will retain his post as President.
WANGARETTA, Australia--Wilson Fabrics, a vertical window coverings fabric manufacturer has opened a 4,000 square foot national distribution center in New Jersey to support its roller blind and roman shade business in North America according to Chris Cencek, Chief Operating Officer.
Istanbul—Oktay Karabasoglu has been named country manager of JAB-Turkey as of April 1, reporting to Chris-Jacob Schminnes, JAB Manager, F&FI has learned.
VALDESE, N.C.,--Christy Almond has been named Vice President of Product Development and Marketing for Valdese Weavers, Inc.
VALDESE, N.C.--Parks Neisler has been named Vice President of Sales for the Dicey Mills brand.
He was previously Vice President of Dicey before it was sold to Valdese Weavers earlier this year.
VALDESE, N.C.--Longtime Valdese Weavers designer Jennifer Franklin has been appointed Design Director for Dicey Mills, a recent acquisition by Valdese Weavers.
MIAMI, Florida —Coulisse B.V., a $100 million plus window coverings converter and hardware supplier, is capitalizing on the trend towards roller shades with a major ex
MUMBAI, India — D’Décor is aggressively pursuing a new line of business, D’Décor Blinds with roller binds, Roman blinds, panels, verticals, shutters and sheers accordi