Berkshire Blanket elevates Higgins    

Ware, Mass. – Blanket, throw and related products maker Berkshire Blanket has promoted Mei Higgins to vp of product development.

With more than 15 years creative management experience in home textiles, Higgins has worked at Berkshire for the past three years; she will now oversee all product development and design. Higgins had previously worked at American Pacific, where she was director of merchandising for the Nautica brand.

“We are extremely pleased to have Mei heading up the product side of the Berkshire business,” said Tom Bowles, ceo, Berkshire Blanket. “She brings a unique combination of market savvy, creativity and technical knowledge that has helped establish Berkshire’s leadership position for market right, innovative products.”

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