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28-Year Bedding Veteran Joins Ergomotion’s Executive Team

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Bedding veteran John “Johnny” Griggs has been named Vice Presiden t of Sales at Ergomotion, the adjustable bed maker based in Santa Barbara, CA. Mr. Griggs will be responsible for managing and growing Corporate Account business, developing and implementing customer sales training, managing the company’s national independent sales representative team , working with the marketing department, and using his extensive experience in the adjustable bed business in working with top management. With over 28 years in the Bedding industry, Mr. Griggs recently left his position as Sales Director Southwest Region with Leggett and Platt’s adjustable bed division. Prior to joining Leggett and Platt, he was Director of Sales for Florida-based Orthomatic Adjustable Beds. Mr. Griggs brings over 17 years retail experience in all aspects including sales and management. During this time he was responsible for managing a Top 100 Retailer with bedding sales exceeding ten million dollars annually. He also has sales and management experience during his tenure with Spring Air and Lady Americana. His prior responsibilities at Leggett and Platt included partnering with bedding manufactures’ upper management and sales teams to grow their adjustable bed category and to help them with their retail partners. Most recently, Mr. Griggs was with L&P’s Consumer Product Division during its rollout of direct to retail sales program, developing new channels for distribution and retail business. “Johnny is expected to bring a new perspective to Ergomotion as we grow our business with existing and new customers. I describe him as the ‘Tony Robbins of adjustable beds’. He is a dynamic individual. We’re proud to have Johnny on this team,” Ergomotion President Kelly Clenet announced. Ergomotion will show its products to domestic and international customers in new Building C, space 1355 during the Las Vegas Market July 28 through August 1, 2008. Ergomotion products fit in any frame and elevate to a full sitting position. Seven sizes including split queen are available. All are wall-friendly and feature removable height-adjustable legs. Snap-in replacement parts require no tools. Service issues are handled by a 24 hour toll free consumer telephone line. Ergomotion’s factory is ISO 9000 certified. For additional information please visit www.ergomotion.us or call 805-688-3151.

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