High-end mattress producer E.S. Kluft & Co., headquartered in Rancho Cucamonga, California, and part of The Flex Group in Madrid, has promoted four sales executives.
Dominick Azevedo was named to the new position executive vice president of sales. Previously, he was in charge of national accounts. In his new post, Azevedo is responsible for all domestic and international sales of the E.S. Kluft and Aireloom brands. He reports to Alain Rauh, acting chief executive officer.
Azevedo joined E.S. Kluft in 2015 and created the company’s “Kluft University” training program for its sales representatives.
Howard Galant was appointed senior vice president of sales for the Western United States and international business. One of the company’s first sales representatives, Galant previously was vice president of sales for the Western region. He joined the company in 2010 as national vice president of sales.
Doug Kinde now serves as vice president of national accounts. He joined the company in 2015 and previously was a key account executive.
Chad Megard is senior vice president of sales for the Eastern United States and Canada. Previously, he served as vice president of sales for the Eastern region.
Galant, Kinde and Megard report to Azevedo.
“We have an incredibly talented sales team,” Rauh said. “In the last five years, the team has grown the business well above the industry average and has established good and long-lasting relationships with many key retailers. As we continue to expand, we felt we needed a more structured matrix to provide better customer service and support. There is a wonderful esprit de corps, a way of doing things that is special to E.S. Kluft & Co. This magnificent sales team has a clear strategy that we see being scalable to further domestic and international growth.”
Azevedo added: “We have a tremendously successful senior sales team, and I look forward to working more closely with each of them in my new role. These talented men and women are the reason the E.S. Kluft and Aireloom brands have grown so dramatically. We will continue to support them as we further expand the brands and our service to current and future customers.”