Doherty to Head Hollander Operations
Home & Textiles Today Staff -- Home Textiles Today, October 16, 2006
Boca Raton, Fla. —Last week, Hollander Home Fashions named John Doherty to the newly created post of coo, effective immediately.
Doherty will directly oversee day-to-day manufacturing operations and the IT department, as well as provide guidance on operational policies, procedures and new business initiatives.
He was formerly managing director of India-based Wimco Ltd., the world's largest manufacturer of safety matches, and during his four-year term there turned the company to profitability. Earlier, he was senior operations vp for Tetley Tea USA.
“His strengths in developing and implementing strategy, building top-performing teams and creating an efficient work climate will be a great asset to Hollander as we continue to strengthen and expand our global operations,” said ceo Jeff Hollander.