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Broyhill Furniture Expands Honors Program For Sales Force

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Broyhill Home Furnishings annouced that it has expanededits heritage of recognizing the accomplishments of its sales force with three additional awards – Outstanding Achievement, Horizon and Above & Beyond – which were presented at a ceremony at the High Point Market, along with Sales Representative of the Year 2007 and Service Anniversary Recognition 2007. “It’s a privilege for us to honor our sales representatives for the work they do," says Jeff Cook, president of Broyhill president. “They are the linchpin in building genuine customer loyalty, which is at the heart of our business.” Scott Teitelbaum and Daniel Reeser are the first winners of the new Outstanding Achievement Award 2007, which honors sales representatives who have excelled in all aspects of their job function, including servicing existing accounts, sales performance and prospecting new accounts. Samantha Moore is the first winner of the reinstated Horizon Award 2007, which honors top new sales representatives, and Jim and Susan Moore were honored with the new Above & Beyond Award. Seven individuals were named Sales Representative of the Year 2007 at the ceremony and received the traditionally awarded blue blazers with the gold Broyhill pinwheel crest, which they, and all previous winners, will wear on opening day of Market. Sales Representative of the Year 2007 winners are: • Dave Davis • Bill Davis • Pam Gonzalez • Bart Goley • David Epperson • Kelly Lawhon • Bill Speer All the 2007 sales award honorees received an inscribed glass art award etched with the Broyhill pinwheel and the recipient’s name balanced on an ebony base. Another ongoing tradition is the recognition of domestic sales representatives at five-year milestones in their service. Honorees for 2007, and their length of service, are: • David Jetton – 35 years • Ray Simonetti – 35 years • William F. Cook – 30 years • Donald Link – 25 years • Richard Krauel – 20 years • Carol Becker Michel – 15 years • James Snooks – 10 years • John P. Boudreaux – 5 years • Roger Gustafson – 5 years • Daniel Reeser – 5 years “Forging powerful relationships between Broyhill and our customers is the mission of our sales representatives,” says Randy Lavercombe, vice president of sales at Broyhill. “Because they invest a tremendous measure of time and energy to developing and nurturing those relationships, our service award is meant to spotlight the importance of that commitment. The sales rep’s work is crucial to getting more Broyhill home furnishings into homes around the world and helping families turn their houses into homes.” Broyhill Home Furnishings offers wooden case goods and upholstery for every room in the home, including the living room, dining room, bedroom, family room, home entertainment area, home office and youth bedroom. Sold in retail stores in all 50 states and 35 foreign countries, Broyhill is one of the largest home furnishings producers in the world. For over 100 years, Broyhill continues to be the most recognized furniture brand. Headquartered in Lenoir, North Carolina, Broyhill is a subsidiary of Furniture Brands International (NYSE:FBN), which produces, sources and markets its products under six of the best-known brand names in the industry – Broyhill, Lane, Thomasville, Henredon, Drexel Heritage, and Maitland-Smith. # # #

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