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Mattress Firm Appoints Director of Media

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Mattress Firm, one of the nation’s leading specialty mattress retailers, announced that Christine Scott-Gensch has joined the company’s Marketing Organization as Director of Media. In this role, Scott-Gensch will be responsible for developing and directing media planning and buying for all Mattress Firm markets. She will direct the strategies and spearhead relationships with media agencies, newspapers and any other form of media utilized by the company. “Christine’s media experience with agencies and national retailers over the course of her career will strengthen the foundation of our current infrastructure,” said Executive Vice President of Marketing Bill Dandy. “She is one of several valuable additions we’ve made to the senior level of our marketing team to support our rapid growth and brand development initiatives.” Scott-Gensch brings more than a decade of media buying and planning experience to this role. Most recently she served as Associate Media Director for TracyLocke, where she directed media for Pepsi bottling group. Scott-Gensch’s experience also includes service at Fogarty Klein Monroe, where she served in various capacities at both their Houston and Dallas offices, including Associate Media Director. Her 10 years of experience is complemented with national retail experience at Michael’s Arts & Crafts. Scott-Gensch holds a BBA from Southern Methodist University, with a double major in marketing and organizational behavior and business policy. About Mattress Firm Houston-based Mattress Firm (www.mattressfirm.com), an affiliate of Sun Capital Partners, Inc., is America’s preferred specialty mattress company and the nation’s largest specialty retailer of top-of-the-line Sealy products. Founded in 1986, Mattress Firm’s knowledgeable sales staff, broad product offering and competitive prices have fueled the company’s growth to more than 340 stores in 32 markets. About Sun Capital Partners, Inc. Sun Capital Partners, Inc. is a leading private investment firm focused on leveraged buyouts, equity, debt, and other investments in market-leading companies that can benefit from its in-house operating professionals and experience. Sun Capital affiliates have invested in and managed more than 115 companies worldwide with combined sales in excess of $30.0 billion since Sun Capital’s inception in 1995. Sun Capital has offices in Boca Raton, Los Angeles, New York, London, and Shenzhen.

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