Colonial names Hobson president

Mark Hobson Colonial LLC

Mark Hobson

Display and branding supplier Colonial LLC, headquartered in High Point, N.C., has named Mark Hobson president.

In his new role, Hobson is responsible for leading all sales, marketing and client-related functions, as well as domestic and international business development strategies. He reports to Jim Keever Sr., Colonial’s chairman and chief executive officer.

“Mark’s success in defining Colonial’s customer-focused vision and executing on that vision has strengthened our position as the leading supplier within our industry,” Keever said. “With an in-depth understanding of the mattress business and a proven ability to solve the types of challenges that our customers face, Mark’s skills are uniquely suited to lead the Colonial team as we continue to implement our vision in the marketplace. His efforts, over the past two years, have already helped us to achieve record-setting results, and we are planning for that trend to continue in the years ahead.”

Hobson is a mattress industry veteran with more than 30 years of experience. He joined Colonial in 2011 as senior vice president of sales and marketing. Prior to that, he spent more than 25 years with Sealy in a variety of senior sales and marketing roles.

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