Simmons Bedding Co. adds brand management VP

Simmons Bedding Co. adds brand management VP

Simmons Bedding Co. has hired Jim Gallman as senior vice president of brand management. He reports to Jeff Willard, Simmons executive vice president of marketing. Gallman has responsibility for overseeing product strategy, consumer research, and direction and brand management of Beautyrest and its sub-brands. His background includes 20 years of marketing experience in products ranging […]

Simmons Canada names Besner sales VP

Simmons Canada names Besner sales VP

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 […]

Serta Simmons Holdings consolidates operations under Baron

Serta Simmons Holdings LLC today announced the appointment of Mark Baron to the new position of executive vice president of operations. Previously, Baron was Simmons Bedding Co. executive vice president of operations. Baron assumes oversight of operations functions for both the Serta and Simmons brands, effective immediately. He is responsible for planning and executing a […]

Mattress major starts hospitality recycling program

Mattress major starts hospitality recycling program

Simmons Hospitality, a division of Atlanta-based Simmons Bedding Co., has teamed up with Global Sustainability Solutions to handle recycling services for the mattress maker’s hospitality sales. The new program will provide mattress installation, removal and recycling services, including delivery coordination and installation of new products, as well as removal and transportation of old bed sets […]