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Glen Raven Custom Fabrics Americas Announces Promotions in Design Group

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Glen Raven Custom Fabrics – Americas, makers of the Sunbrella® brand of performance fabrics, announced the promotion of two senior designers to management positions. Greg Voorhis has been promoted to Decorative Fabrics Design Manager, and Sara Hall has been named Technical Design Manager. Voorhis is responsible for directing the styling and color for indoor and outdoor Sunbrella® furniture lines, decorative window, marine interior and distribution collections. Voorhis is also responsible for color and trend analysis for all Glen Raven Custom Fabrics markets. A graduate of Lander University with a bachelor’s degree in fine art, Voorhis has more than 13 years of experience in home furnishings design. Hall serves as a liaison between Glen Raven research and development and the design group, responsible for the development of innovative new products. She also directs the development of fabrics for awnings, marine exteriors and sun control products as well as all non-Sunbrella products such as contract wall covering and upholstery. A graduate of the University of Georgia with a bachelor’s degree in fine art, Hall has more than 20 years of experience in home furnishings design. Voorhis and Hall report to Gina Wicker, Design and Creative Director for Glen Raven Custom Fabrics. “Greg and Sara have had extensive experience in meeting our customers’ creative needs and will make even greater contributions in their new positions,” Wicker said. “Their new positions will assure that we continue to provide design excellence for our fabrics and superior customer support in all of the market segments we serve.” Glen Raven revolutionized the way the world thinks about how beautiful fabrics perform with the introduction of Sunbrella in 1961. Today, durable, easy-care Sunbrella is available in thousands of sophisticated styles, patterns and colors for wherever people live, work and play. On the web at www.sunbrella.com.

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