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Sealy Reshuffles Executive Positions
By Home Furnishings Business in on January 2006
The world's largest bedding manufacturer underwent several top level changes this week, as a newly created executive post led to a promotion and a new hire.
Sealy Mattress Corp. named announced Wednesday the appointment of former Sealy Chief Financial Officer James B. Hirshorn, 39, to the new role of senior executive vice president, finance, operations and R&D for the bedding company.
"Jim's extensive experience throughout this organization in managing the growth Sealy has experienced over the past two years makes him an excellent choice for this position," Sealy Chairman and Chief Executive Officer David J. McIlquham said in a release issued by the company.
Jeff Ackerman, formerly of Dade Behring Inc. and Frito-Lay, comes on board as Sealy's executive vice president and new chief financial officer.