Safavieh hires Burress for Midwest
May 24, 2007-- Home Textiles Today,
Port Washington,N.Y.-- Upscale rug supplier Safavieh has appointed Barry Burress to the newly created position ofMidwestterritory manager, responsible for sales in theOhio,Indiana,KentuckyandMichiganmarkets.
"Barry’s solid understanding of the hand-knotted business and strong relationships with customers in his territory are a tremendous asset to Safavieh," said John Thompson, national sales manager, to whom Burress reports.
Prior to joining Safavieh, Burress spent the past three years as Midwest regional manager for Feizy Rugs. Prior to that, from 1989 to 2005, he was principal of High Point, N.C.-based C.B.S. Imports Inc., a high-end wholesaling company specializing in imported reproduction furniture, antiques and accessories.
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