American Pacific's Forker Joins Umbra
August 10, 2009-- Home Textiles Today,
Umbra has hired Kaela Forker Clary as vp of business development.
She spent 15 years with American Pacific Enterprises, most recently at co-ceo. In 2002, she was named vp sales. Prior to that, she was American Pacific's national sales manager.
"Having someone so experienced and respected a Kaela join Umbra has excited and re-energized our team," said Les Mandelbaum, president and co-found of Umbra. "Her ability to strengthen our product development and strategically enter new categories will bring us closer to our goal of being a brand for the entire home."
Umbra's home licenses include bedding, bath, storage, drapery and drapery hardware, décor accessories, and wall décor.
Said Forker: "Umbra is an amazing brand that I have always admired for their continuous product innovation and outstanding design."