IBC names new CEO

International Bedding Corp., a Fort Lauderdale, Fla.–based bedding manufacturer, has named Tony Smith president and chief executive officer.

He replaces company founder Leon Ellman, who left in May when an affiliate of Sun Capital Partners in Boca Raton, Fla., bought the business.

Smith, a 22–year–veteran of bedding maker Sealy was most recently chief operating officer of Sealy Canada.

Sun Capital and its affiliates comprise more than 160 companies with combined sales of $35 billion.

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