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Hickory Springs Names New Chief Financial Officer

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Hickory Springs Manufacturing Company, one of the nation’s largest integrated solutions companies and international supplier of components to the transportation, furniture, bedding, and a growing number of diversified markets, announces the promotion of Valerie Reid to the position of chief financial officer, effective immediately. Reid will report directly to Dave Colburn, Hickory Springs president and CEO.

“I am delighted to welcome Valerie to her new position,” said Colburn. “Her proven track record as an instrumental member of our finance team and her personal strengths and attributes instill confidence in her ability to keep Hickory Springs on a solid financial footing as we seize new opportunities to move and grow in new directions.”

Reid brings to her new position more than 14 years experience with Hickory Springs. Hired as a senior accountant in 1999, she held several positions, including corporate controller and director treasury and analysis, before being promoted to the position of finance director in 2011. Last year she was named corporate assistant treasurer, the position she held prior to her recent promotion.

Reid earned a bachelor of science degree in business administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She holds an active Certified Public Accountant license and is a member of the North Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants (NCACPA).

For additional information about Hickory Springs, visit the company website at www.hickorysprings.com.

About Hickory Springs Manufacturing: One of North Carolina’s largest employers, Hickory Springs is a privately held company that brings together approximately 2,500 employees in more than 50 manufacturing plants in 17 states and China to serve a wide array of diverse customers and markets. Based in Hickory, N.C., the company has expanded its global presence and moved beyond core furniture and bedding markets to embrace new growth opportunities in transportation, healthcare, packaging and government sectors. Visit www.hickorysprings.com for additional information.

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