Rancho Cucamonga, California-based E.S. Kluft & Co., a subsidiary of Madrid-based Flex Group, has named Denis Crnojevic and Jonathan Zyto as regional sales managers for eastern and western Canada, respectively. Their hiring, as well as the company’s first participation in the Canadian Furniture Show June 4-7, mark E.S. Kluft’s Aireloom and Kluft mattress brands’ entry into Canada.
Zyto is founder and chief executive officer of mattress service and repair provider Montague Mattress Co. He has held posts with Bedford Furniture Industries Inc. and Biltmore Chesterfield Creations Inc.
Based in Calgary, Alberta, Zyto has responsibility for sales in Alberta, Manitoba and Saskatchewan. He reports to Howard Galant, E.S. Kluft vice president of sales.
Previously, Crnojevic was business development manager with Heritage Home Group LLC. Prior to that, he was national sales manager with Roma Moulding Inc. He also has held posts with SRT Corp., Klaussner Furniture and Lane Home Furnishings.
Crnojevic is based in Toronto and covers Ontario and Quebec. He reports to Chad Megard, vice president of sales.
“There has always been strong interest in our products in Canada and (we now have) the opportunity to serve more customers in this important global consumer market,” said David Binke, Kluft chief executive officer. “When we were charting our international growth plans, we felt it was important to make a strategic investment in growing our business, adding marketing support and personnel to support our business north of the border. We are very fortunate to have attracted Jonathan and Denis to our team—two strong, well-respected industry leaders who are already making a positive impact on our business.”
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