Comfort Solutions has hired J.P. Ledoux to fill the newly created position vice president of international business development. He reports to Owen Shoemaker, senior vice president of product development and international business for the Willowbrook, Ill.-based mattress licensing group.
Ledoux is responsible for growing the King Koil brand, as well as the company’s entire brand portfolio.
Ledoux has considerable sales and marketing experience in the bedding industry. Most recently, he was senior vice president of sales at Spring Air International, a company he joined in 2009. Previously, Ledoux was a territory sales manager for Tempur-Pedic. Prior to that, he worked with Shoemaker at Nature’s Rest, and held the position director of sales and key account manager.
“We’re very pleased to welcome J.P. to our company,” said Dave Roberts, Comfort Solutions president and chief operating officer. “Based on his industry background, we look forward to the level of knowledge and service he’ll bring to our international organization.”