Spring Air names Brown director of operations
Furniture Today Staff -- Casual Living, May 23, 2012
BOSTON - Spring Air International has appointed industry veteran Mike Brown to the newly created position of director of operations.
He will be responsible for internal systems and projects involving information technology, logistics and communications. He reports to Rick Robinson, Spring Air's president.
Brown spent 12 years in a number of Spring Air posts. Most recently he was national sales manager for the Nature's Rest brand, now owned by Spring Air CEO Ed Bates, from 2010 to 2011. Before that he was a part-owner and president of the former Spring Air-Ohio licensee, based in Columbus.
Brown also worked as vice president of internal operations for Consolidated Bedding, the owner of the former Spring Air Co., from 2006 to 2009 and for Spring Air-Florida from 2000 to 2005.
Prior to his years with Spring Air, Brown spent 28 years in the bedding division of Bassett Furniture, where his last position was executive vice president.