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American Leather Expands Marketing Department

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AMERICAN LEATHER announced that increased demand for premium furniture is fueling expansion of the marketing department. To keep pace, AMERICAN LEATHER is expanding staff and adding two key positions. Christopher Stewart has been promoted to creative director, and Jessica Jackson joins the company as marketing fulfillment supervisor. Both positions report to the vice president of corporate marketing. Christopher Stewart, a driving force in the development of the American Leather Brands, is recognized for his hard work during his tenure as art director. Instrumental in developing the look and feel of the au and Hospitality divisions, he will continue to expand the company’s branding campaign in his new position as creative director with the help of two direct reports – American Leather’s web developer and a graphic artist. His promotion became effective October 1. Jessica Jackson, has accepted the position of marketing fulfillment supervisor. Graduating with a Bachelors of Arts in Journalism from Southern Methodist University in May 2007, Jessica has worked on numerous public relations campaigns and has worked for numerous companies on various marketing projects. She will be responsible for managing the materials fulfillment group and will handle Web concierge duties. Jessica started on October 1. “We are pleased to recognize the accomplishments of two talented people,” said Matthew Hayward, vice president of corporate marketing for American Leather. “The demand for high-quality leather furniture has never been higher, and we are delighted to have the opportunity to work with two dedicated people on the AMERICAN LEATHER team.” Founded in 1990, AMERICAN LEATHER is the design leader and manufacturer of custom upholstered furniture, and is recognized as one of Dallas’ 100 fastest growing corporations. The company manufactures and ships its line of contemporary, transitional and traditional leather furniture worldwide. AMERICAN LEATHER exhibits annually at the Hospitality Design Expo in Las Vegas. For more information on the American Leather hospitality collection, please reference their website at americanleather.com/hospitality.

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