Classic Brands expands Midwest sales team

Specialty mattress and sleep accessories manufacturer Classic Brands, with headquarters in Jessup, Md., has hired Matthew Hervey as sales representative for the central United States.

Hervey has considerable sales, merchandising and training experience. Most recently, he was a senior territory sales manager for Sealy, covering Illinois and northern Indiana. Prior to that, Hervey was director of sales and new business development for Vulcan Golf.

He reports to Justin Gannon, Classic Brands vice president of sales.

“We are excited to have a person of Matt’s caliber join the Classic Brands sales team,” Gannon said. “His experience in the industry and his strength in sales training and relationship building will serve us well in expanding Classic’s presence in the states of Illinois, Wisconsin, Indiana, Iowa and Missouri. Matt will add immediate value to our current customer base and will be an asset to their sales managers and associates.”