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Brown to head product development at Crown Crafts Infant Products

Retail Editor 3 -- Home Textiles Today, October 9, 2012

Gonzales, La. -- Crown Crafts Infant Products has appointed Cynthia Brown to the newly created position of director of product development, responsible for identifying new product concepts and enhancing existing product lines in all channels of distribution.

Brown most recently hails from Pottery Barn Kids, where she served as a decorative accessories buyer. Prior to that, she was a brand manager at Kids Line LLC, a manufacturer of infant bedding.

"We are thrilled to add Cynthia to our management team," said Nanci Freeman, president and ceo of Crown Craft Infant Products, which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Crown Crafts Inc. "Throughout her career, she demonstrated a strong understanding of the marketplace and the needs of the young families we serve."

Added E. Randall Chestnut, president and ceo of Crown Crafts Inc., "Cynthia brings a strong background in product development and merchandising that will be invaluable to us as we move forward with our growth plans."

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