International Bedding adds operations execs

Mattress maker International Bedding Corp., which has headquarters in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., has hired four executives for operations positions.

Bruce Miller serves as vice president of logistics and continuous improvement, a new position. Miller has extensive experience in the bedding industry and has worked for both Sealy and Simmons in senior positions at the plant, regional and corporate levels. Before joining the mattress industry, he was chief operating officer for Alan White Furniture.

Steve Greco has been named operations manager for the company’s manufacturing plant in Texas. He previously spent seven years as operations and production manager for Simmons. Prior to that, he was a manufacturing manager for Collins & Aikman and a business unit director for KForce.

Jim Haynes has been named operations manager for the company’s New York manufacturing facility. Haynes previously was a plant manager for Simmons. He also has held positions at IBM, Sonoco, J.M. Smucker Co. and the Sigma–Aldrich Co.

Miller, Greco and Haynes report to Dan Hige, senior vice president of operations.

Steve Boucher has been named plant manager for the Pennsylvania manufacturing facility, a new position. Previously, he was a plant manager for Gold Bond Mattress. He also has held manufacturing management positions at a number of Sealy facilities. Prior to that, Boucher was a plant and continuous improvement manager for Alan White Furniture. He reports to Ed Wolff, plant operations manager.

“The additions will not only enhance our management depth, but bring a fresh set of eyes and ideas as we move forward with continuous improvement,” Hige said.

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