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Stein World Adds Senior Managers to Management Team

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Stein World announced that Jack Johnson, a 25-plus-year industry veteran with extensive experience in sales management, retail and manufacturing has joined the company as senior vice president of sales and marketing. Johnson was most recently a regional manager for Lane Furniture. “Jack’s combined senior managerial experience with Lane, Haverty’s Furniture, Bassett Furniture Industries and Bassett Furniture Direct brings an excellent blend of sales management, retail and manufacturing background to our team,” said Fiore. “Jack will lead an industry-veteran sales management team comprised of Regional Vice Presidents Marc Alters, David Stein and Greg Johnston, along with Vice President of Key Accounts James Franks, who fully understand the needs and challenges facing our customers in today’s business environment and are focused on serving those needs,” continued Fiore.
 
In addition, David Ko has joined Stein World as director of international supply chain. Mr. Ko brings to Stein World 30 years of experience managing overseas manufacturing operations with Magnussen Home Furnishings. Based in China, “David has extensive, first hand supply chain experience that will help Stein World to continue to identify the best manufacturing partners, as well as develop new products, while overseeing quality assurance,” stated Mr. Fiore.
 
“We believe that Jack and David are outstanding additions and join Vice President of Operations Bob Kelley, Director of Merchandising Alex Plummer and Chief Financial Officer Donna Brockman to form a well rounded, highly experienced and excellent Stein World senior management team. I have every confidence that they will make significant contributions to Stein World’s focus on service excellence and supplying products that deliver exceptional value to our customers,” Fiore added.
 
Stein World is a market leader in offering compelling, fashion current accent furniture, occasional tables and decorative lighting. Headquartered in Memphis, Tenn., Stein World operates a 350,000-sq.-ft., state-of-the-art distribution center, from which the company ships its distinctive products to customers across the United States.

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