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Bookbinder Joins Mattress Giant as EVP of Merchandising and Marketing

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Mike Bookbinder

Former Sleepy’s Executive Mike Bookbinder has joined Mattress Giant as the executive vice president of merchandising and marketing.

Mike brings over 20 years of industry experience both on the retail and manufacturing sides of the business.  Mike spent 11 years at Hicksville, New York-based Sleepy’s, the country’s largest sleep shop chain, during which time he served various senior roles, including executive vice president of sales and marketing.   Mike began his mattress retail career at City Mattress in Buffalo, N.Y. where he attained the position of president.  
 
Bookbinder was most recently at mattress manufacturer, King Koil, in Willowbrook, Ill., where he served in a new business development role as senior vice president of sales.     

“Mike Bookbinder is an extremely talented executive who will be a terrific addition to our Mattress Giant team.  With his passion for the business and his experience in growing retail sales, I have no doubt he will quickly be a significant contributor to the growth and profitability of Mattress Giant,” said Michael Glazer, president and CEO of Mattress Giant.  

“I am very excited to become part of the Mattress Giant team. I look forward to returning to my retail roots and believe that my background will allow me to help Mattress Giant grow its business,” said Mr. Bookbinder.

Bookbinder assumes the responsibilities previously held by Dominick Azevedo, who left Mattress Giant in May to become the president and CEO of Advanced Sleep Concepts.

About Mattress Giant: Mattress Giant Corporation, based in Addison, Texas, is one of the fastest growing mattress retailers in the United States. With 325 locations in 14 states nationwide, Mattress Giant has positioned itself as the ultimate mattress specialty retailer.  Each store offers the greatest selection to consumers through innovative design, pricing and national brands.  More information can be found at the company’s Web site, www.mattressgiant.com.

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