Atlanta-based mattress producer Pure LatexBLISS has hired Jim Puhnaty to lead sales in the company’s Northeast division. He is based in his territory in Germantown, Md.
Puhnaty is a 25-year veteran of mattress sales. Previously, he was key account manager for Park Place. Prior to that, he spent eight years at the former International Bedding Corp., where he rose from account executive to key account manager. His responsibilities at IBC included implementing training programs and sales and marketing initiatives, and managing customer relations. Puhnaty began his mattress industry career in retail management.
“We would like to welcome Jim to the Pure LatexBLISS team,” said Kurt Ling, Pure LatexBLISS president. “Jim’s sales and managerial skills are extremely impressive and he will be a great asset to the company. He is a proven leader with a long history of sales success. His broad base of customer relationships will help us grow our brand in the Northeast.”