Shaun Sweeney joins Pacific Casual
As vice president of design
Casual Living Staff -- Casual Living, 8/13/2010 3:09:05 PM
Camarillo, CA — Pacific Casual named Shaun Sweeney as vice president of design for the design-driven company specializing in patio furniture, gazebos, potteries and other lawn and garden accessories from Asia as well as from the USA.
Sweeney hails from the Kendal School of Design and is a past Pinnacle Award design winner and well as an industry Design Excellence Award winner. Sweeney spent the last 10 years as the design leader for Woodard's specialty and mass divisions.
"I am excited to work with Shaun again as we worked great together during my tenure at Woodard," said Peter Schultz, Pacific Casual's vice president of sales. "Shaun is extremely talented and brings a wealth of knowledge and design experience to our core business categories."
Pacific Casual President Rick Stephens said, "Shaun shares our passion for excellence, and his strong work ethic matches that of our other hard-working teammates. We have admired Shaun's talents for years and are glad to welcome him to our talented team. We all look forward to his becoming an integral part of the company's future success."
"We're confident that Shaun will bring high design to our fine customers and all of our creative products," Stephens added.
Sweeney will work closely with CEO Dale Boles, who is the driving force behind the company's creativity, trends and new product development. Sweeney will report directly to Stephens. He lives in Grand Rapids, Mich., with his wife Karen and their two daughters, Emily and Natalie.