Maklakoff to manage Glen Raven casual fabrics
Don Hogsett -- Home Textiles Today, June 19, 2012
Charlotte, N.C. - Glen Raven Custom Fabrics has named Alexis Maklakoff business manager for casual fabrics, overseeing merchandising, marketing and product support for the outdoor furniture market.
Maklakoff's career at Glen Raven has included 10 years in Hong Kong as international sales and marketing manager for the North Pacific Rim. He moved to Glen Raven's U.S. corporate headquarters five years ago to become director of multi-national accounts, working with retail buyers and coordinating programs with furniture manufacturers. His career has also included positions with two French-based companies, Dickson and Somfy.
In his new role, Maklakoff leads a team that includes three regional sales managers for the casual market: Robert Hernandez, Chris Price and Rob Nelson. He also retains responsibilities for multi-national accounts.
He reports to Suzie Roberts, vp and business manager for decorative fabrics.
"Alexis brings extensive retail experience to his new position, along with an international background that's invaluable today," said Roberts, who remains closely involved in casual fabrics marketing as well as residential interiors and contract.
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