Over 149 Years of Service to the Furniture Industry

 Furniture World Logo

A.R.T. Furniture Names Bill Gao Director of Integrated Supply Chain Management

Furniture World News



casegoods and upholstered furniture manufacturer A.R.T. Furniture, recently named Bill Gao as Director of Integrated Supply Chain Management.  Gao will oversee the continued development, planning, execution, and control of a supply chain that supports A.R.T. Furniture’s continuing global growth.

“Our success depends on a supply chain that meets current demands while being flexible and innovative enough to always evolve with changing conditions,” said A.R.T. Furniture CEO Jeff Cook.  “Bill Gao brings demonstrated leadership in integrated supply chain management in rapidly developing fields, and after a thorough and methodical search we are very excited to announce that he has joined our team and will be a key contributor to enhancing our rapid growth both domestically and globally,” continued Cook.

Gao, who holds an M.B.A. in Marketing Technology and Supply Chain Management from Michigan State University, was most recently Chief Operating Officer of ExaDigm, a leading provider of electronic payment and wireless communication solutions.

Gao will report to Jeff Cook and be based in Ontario, California.


More about A.R.T. Furniture: A.R.T. Furniture is a Markor company that designs and manufactures whole home collections in casegoods, upholstery and outdoor. A.R.T. Furniture is positioned as the entry to the upper-end segment of the home furnishings industry and is best known for quality construction and its ability to craft artisan finishes. In addition to selling to U.S. and International retailers, A.R.T. Furniture has over 100 retail locations in major cities throughout China. In addition, A.R.T. will launch a new retail store platform in China, Epicenters. Over 120 stores are planned to open in 2018. Founded in 2003, A.R.T. Furniture is headquartered in Ontario, Calif. with its flagship trade showroom in High Point, N.C.

Furniture Industry News and in depth magazine articles for the furniture retail, furniture manufacturers, and furniture distributors.
Read other articles by Nic Ledoux