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American Lighting & Furniture Group Names Ira Osman VP Sales and Marketing

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After restructuring its divisions under a new corporate umbrella, American Lighting & Furniture Group has named Ira J. Osman Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Mr. Osman will hire more National Account manufacturers’ reps, as well as manage the sales and marketing for the American Lighting, KingKongUSA, ComfortechUSA, and RTA Furniture of America divisions. American Lighting & Furniture Group is a leading manufacturer of lighting and furniture, with manufacturing facilities in China, as well as offices and showrooms in China, Taiwan, and Mexico City. According to Bernard Koay, President of American Lighting and Furniture Group, “Our company’s expansion, into personal care with the KingKongUSA massage chair and ComfortechUSA memory foam divisions, presents an excellent opportunity to tap Ira’s extensive personal care industry experience, as well as his knowledge of the company’s core lighting and furniture business.” Mr. Osman, who began his international career as VP of Sales and Marketing for a Mainland Chinese foreign trade commission, opened their first US trading office in NYC in the 1980s. He has worked continually since then with furniture, lighting, and personal care manufacturers from China, Taiwan, Bulgaria, Italy and the U.S., overseeing product development and major account sales. For more than 10 years, Mr. Osman represented personal care industry leader, Homedics, to major accounts in all channels of trade in the key Northeast territory. In the ‘90s Mr. Osman won a number of American Lighting sales awards for developing East Coast major accounts for the lighting and divisions. About American Lighting and Furniture Group: The firm retains permanent US showrooms in its 400,000 sq ft headquarters in Riverside, as well as Showroom #A-314 in the World Market Center in Las Vegas, and 126 North Centennial Street in High Point, North Carolina 27260. American Lighting and Furniture Group maintains permanent international showrooms in China (Guangzhou, Huizhou, Shenzhen and Hong Kong),Taiwan and Mexico City. For more information, contact Ira Osman at (800) 758 0742 or by email at irajosman@americanlighting.net.

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