- Supplies Guide
Carthage, Mo.–based Leggett & Platt, which realigned its retail accessory brands earlier this year under Leggett & Platt Consumer Products Group has announced several position changes and promotions.
Randy Long, a 23–year veteran of the company, has been promoted to the newly created position of director of sales. His responsibilities include overseeing of all domestic and international sales in the Consumer Products Group and expanding the sleep–related products and services portfolio. He supervises five regional vice presidents of sales and the director of retail sales training. He reports to Rob Woods, president of the Consumer Products Group.
In addition to his new responsibilities, Long continues in his previous role as vice president of sales for the Northeast region and remains based in Elmer, N.J.
Della Emory, formerly sales director of marketing and alternative channels for L&P’s adjustable bed division, has expanded her role with the newly created position of vice president of sales for Leggett & Platt Retail Solution and adjustable bed marketing. In her new post, she is facilitating the nationwide rollout of Leggett & Platt Retail and will continue to reside in Carthage. Emory reports to Rob Woods.
Zach Woods has been promoted from sales representative to vice president of sales for the Western region. His responsibilities include sales in 11 states, with 12 sales representatives reporting to him. Woods will relocate to the Los Angeles area. He reports to Long.
Formerly the director of U.S. retail sales for the adjustable bed division, Brian Croft has expanded his role in the newly created position of director of retail sales training for the Consumer Products Group. He leads a group of 10 retail sales performance coaches, who are trainers on all of the group’s product categories. Croft reports to Long and is based in Carthage.
“These internal changes allow us to capitalize on the strengths of our sales organization and retail sales training team,” Rob Woods said. “We’ve put together a great team of high performers to help our retail customers improve performance during tough economic times.”