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Edward Carey Joins Theodore Alexander as new President of Vietnam Operations

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Continuing Theodore Alexander’s strategic corporate improvement objectives, the company is  announced the appointment of Mr. Edward Carey as President of their Vietnam Operations. In this capacity, Carey will be responsible for all manufacturing including the wood, upholstery, and foundry plants, as well as supply chain functions, quality, and human resources.  He has recently relocated to Ho Chi Minh City where the company is headquartered and owns over one million square feet of manufacturing space. Carey will report to Harvey Dondero, CEO.

Additionally, Antony Maitland Smith has been appointed to the position of Vice President of Foundry Operations and will be responsible for Theodore Alexander’s own foundry as well as management of the metal subcontractors. Maitland Smith will report to Carey.

Carey comes to Theodore Alexander from a successful 20-year career heading up manufacturing and operations at the Cebu, Philippines and Semerang, Indonesia manufacturing facilities for Maitland-Smith, Inc.  Most recently he was the VP of Asian Operations for Flexsteel/DMI, a large US-based furniture company, and was based in Shenzhen, China. He and his wife Ann have two sons, Ashley, who lives in Sydney, Australia and Simon who resides in Cebu, Philippines.

"Theodore Alexander has world-class operations,” Carey added.  “The company's strategic initiatives and manufacturing capabilities provide avenues for exceptional design creativity, craftsmanship, and operational excellence and I am pleased to lead the efforts of such a visionary, driven organization."

CEO Harvey Dondero stated, “I had the pleasure of working with Ed previously and I have complete confidence that he will bring to Theodore Alexander, through his experience, expertise, and professionalism, the necessary leadership to take us to the level we need to achieve to remain and grow as a world-class manufacturer of the highest quality.”

About Theodore Alexander: Theodore Alexander is renowned for unmatched craftsmanship, exquisite finishes and extraordinary design.  Covering a diversity of periods and styles, their collections encompass thousands of unique lighting, home accents, case goods, and upholstered furnishings.  Theodore Alexander and its licensed collections, Althorp Living History and Keno Bros., are available throughout the world at fine furniture galleries and design centers.  For more information, please visit www.theodorealexander.com.

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