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Rizzy Home taps Breibach for textiles, Hedrick and Barkley to head regional sales

Retail Editor 4, Staff Staff -- Home Textiles Today, April 10, 2013

Calhoun, Ga. - Home textiles and furnishings house Rizzy Home has appointed a new vp of textiles and two new regional sales managers to its growing team.

Jim Breibach joins the company as vp of textiles, a newly created position, and reports to Mark Ferullo, vp of Rizzy home.

Breibach hails most recently from Quality Procurement Group, where he was director of purchasing. Over his 33-year career, he has also worked in posts at other companies as vp, senior buyer, and e-commerce merchant

Larry Hedrick has been named the Midwest regional sales manager, along with the rent-to-own channel of distribution across the country. He reports to Kevin Welch, national sales manager.

Hedrick, a rug industry veteran, was the principal of Hedrick Enterprises, most recently representing Karastan/Mohawk. Earlier, he served as president of Lifestyles USA, director of merchandising for Rug Studio and Smith & Noble, and vp of Bernsen's Oriental Rugs.

Joe Barkley has been named the Southeast Mid-Atlantic regional sales manager, with additional responsibilities for national accounts, and he will be headquartered in Calhoun, Ga. He, too, reports to Welch.

"Barkley's vast experience will be an asset in product development, sales leadership, account development and management," Ferullo noted.

Barkley comes to Rizzy From Kaleen, where he was evp. Prior to that, he held executive and sales management positions with Shaw Industries and Milliken.

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