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Pulaski Names George VP of Marketing, Recognizes Kelly as VP of Product Development

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Pulaski Furniture named Dallas George Vice President of Marketing and realigned reporting responsibilities for Harrison “H” Kelly in his role as Vice President of Product Development for the company. In their roles, both George and Kelly report directly to Don Mitchell, Pulaski President. George joined Pulaski more than one year ago as a member of a special task force responsible for the development of Keepsakes® Home™, a new line of value priced case goods designed to meet retail demand as well as complement Pulaski’s product portfolio. George also developed the sales and distribution plan for the launch of the Build-A-Bear Workshop® Home™ Collection. Prior to joining Pulaski, George was Vice President of Retail Development at Lexington Furniture. Before working with Lexington, George held a number of sales management positions during his twenty year tenure with Thomasville Furniture Industries. Harrison “H” Kelly began his career with Pulaski in 1995, where he has held positions throughout the company in product design, manufacturing and engineering. Under his tenure, the company developed both licensed and Pulaski branded collections to meet both traditional and emerging style trends, added product lines to stand alone as well as support those collections including accents and occasional pieces, and, successfully introduced technical advances and innovations to its line of curio and display cabinets. “We are pleased to announce the appointment of Dallas George as Vice President of Marketing and to recognize “H” Kelly as our Vice President of Product Development. Their expertise and commitment allows us to take advantage of our management strengths, becoming a one-stop resource and preferred provider for our retail customers,” said Don Mitchell, Pulaski President. “Together, they make a great team and contribute significantly to the success of our company.” About Pulaski Furniture Corporation: Virginia-based Pulaski Furniture Corporation is known for leadership in design and integrated marketing. The company uses proprietary consumer research and integrated marketing programs to develop new and successful branded furniture collections that meet untapped consumer needs. Pulaski’s portfolio of licensed and proprietary brands includes: Antiques Roadshow™ Furniture Collection; Casa Cristina™ Collection, based on the Latin media sensation, Cristina Saralegui; Accentrics®, a full-line accents program; Keepsakes®, a full-line curio program; Keepsakes® Home, a recently-launched series of promotional bedrooms; and the recently introduced licensed Build-A-Bear Workshop® Home™ collection for kids. For more information, visit www.pulaskifurniture.com. Home Meridian International (HMI): In September, Pulaski Furniture and SLF (Samuel Lawrence Furniture) merged to form Home Meridian International, a new holding company, and created one of the top 20 furniture manufacturing and import companies in the world1 as well as one of the top ten exporters of case goods in the world. By combining SLF’s speed-to-market and operational advantages with Pulaski’s strength in marketing and brand development, HMI opens a unique space in the furniture industry. The new company’s ability to leverage its synergies in skills, strengths and strategies brings added value to retailers by enhancing the speed-to-market of innovative, branded collections and product lines. Home Meridian International has east and west coast distribution space totaling more than 1 million square feet, and more than 90,000 square feet of showroom space in High Point, NC. and 25,000 square feet in Las Vegas, NV. The headquarters for Home Meridian International, Pulaski Furniture and the recently announced new Solutions operation are in Pulaski, VA, and the headquarters for SLF is in Phoenix, AZ.

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