John Steele, a decade–long veteran of Jamison Bedding, has been promoted to the newly created position of director of sales.
Steele is responsible for building and supporting current Jamison business, expanding into new markets, directing field sales operations in the Southeast and implementing strategies that support the company’s new branding, “We Make Sleep Different.”
Steele reports to Ken Hinman, senior vice president of sales and marketing for the Brentwood, Tenn.–based company.
Steele joined Jamison in 2001 as a sales manager in Tennessee and northern Georgia. Before that, he spent 15 years with Rhodes Furniture as a regional sales manager in Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky and Tennessee.
With Steele in his new role, Hinman is concentrating his efforts on developing and growing the company’s newly licensed Spring Air brand in Indiana, Kentucky and Ohio, and on advancing the company’s hotel and resort business.