Hayneedle names Jon Barker ceo

Omaha, Neb.- Hayneedle, one of the country’s largest online retailers of home furnishings, promoted Jon Barker from president to ceo.

His more than 25 years of multichannel retail experience includes five years as Hayneedle ’s coo. Prior to joining Hayneedle, Barker served in a number of professional and senior management positions for Cornerstone Brands and United Parcel Service.

He assumes the title from Doug Nielsen, who will remain chairman of the board.

"We have incredible talent in our organization and Jon is an exceptional leader,” Nielsen said. “I am truly excited to have him lead our company during our next phase of growth.”

“As we have since our founding, we remain committed to delivering the best online shopping experience in the industry,” Barker said. “And to do that, we will continue to listen to our customers and respond with products and services that fulfill their vision of home.”

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