New Holly Hunt VP, leather fabrics manufacturer, is Chris Latham
December 18, 2015
NEW YORK, New York — Chris Latham has been named Vice President- Textiles, Leather & Rugs at Holly Hunt, 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 will be managing the Textiles, Leather and Rugs division of this well-known interior designers’ resource, reporting to David Schutte, President of Holly Hunt.
Chris LathamLatham moved to Chicago from his native New York in order to take this position. Since 2008, 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. Holly Hunt was sold to Knoll in 2014 for $95 million. Holly Hunt remains CEO of her eponymous company. Knoll is a public company. Andrew Cogan is CEO.