Bacova restructures key management team
Retail Editor 3 -- Home Textiles Today, February 12, 2014
Covington, Va. - Bath accessories, accent rugs and floor mats supplier Bacova Guild Ltd. has promoted three key members of its management team to vice president posts.
Dave Woods, Kathy Fowlkes and Rick Lewis all report to Phillip Essig, president and ceo.
Woods, who has been with Bacova for 18 years as its general manager, is now vp of operations. He has almost three decades of experience working in the home furnishings industry, and held management positions earlier in his career with Burlington Industries and ConAgra.
Formerly the design director and business manager-bath accessories, a position she has held for the past nine years, Fowlkes has been promoted to vp of marketing & design. She has more than 33 years of experience in the fashion/design and home accessories industries, and previously held management positions with Burlington Industries and JCPenney.
After nine years as Bacova's national sales manager, Lewis is now vp of sales. His career spans 38 years in the home textile industry, having worked previously as division vp for Fieldcrest Cannon and as national sales manager for Hillcrest and East Asia Textile Ltd. He also has owned his own product sourcing company.
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