Mantua Mfg. Co., a supplier of bedding support products, adjustable beds and bedroom furniture, has hired Lisa Christmas as senior vice president of sales, and Eric Beebe as director of alternate channel sales.
The positions are new ones for the Walton Hills, Ohio-based company, and Christmas and Beebe work from headquarters.
Christmas is responsible for overseeing the vice presidents of sales for the western and eastern regions, as well as the entire sales team. She reports to President David Jaffe.
Before joining Mantua, Christmas was a director of sales for Leggett & Platt Inc. Prior to that, she spent more than a decade in sales with the Tempur-Pedic brand, where she managed major accounts.
Beebe is responsible for working with specialized retailers to spearhead alternate channel sales and for developing new programs to showcase Mantua’s product line. He also manages the company’s inside sales team. He reports to Christmas.
His wide-ranging background includes experience in sales, accounting, information technology, operations and sales. Beebe gained an understanding of retail and commercial sales while with Vitamix Corp., where he was national sales manager.
“The breadth and depth of experience offered by Lisa and Eric is just phenomenal,” Jaffe said. “As the company continues to grow, we are exploring more ways to bring our products to people across the country. Eric and Lisa will be leading the way, and we can’t wait to see where they take us.”