Simmons Canada, headquartered in Toronto, a wholly owned subsidiary of mattress major Simmons Bedding Co., has named Eric Besner as vice president of sales. Besner reports to John Stasiw, Simmons Canada president, and will lead the company’s sales and customer service teams.
Besner is a mattress industry veteran who, most recently, was executive vice president of sales and marketing for Louisville Bedding. Prior to that, he was vice president of sales and marketing for Louisville Bedding’s Canadian entity. His background also includes more than a decade with Pacific Coast Feather.