From Home Furnishing Business
Art Van Furniture Names VP
John Wyatt has joined Art Van Furniture as vice president of real estate and construction for the home furnishings retailer.
Wyatt brings 25 years of real estate and construction experience to the position in which he is responsible for the company's real estate, construction, property management, new business development and franchising groups.
Wyatt has worked with a variety of retail brands, including Eddie Bauer, Nike, Starbucks, Bob Evans, Brinker Restaurants and Michaels. He was responsible for the design and construction of Niketown flagship stores around the world in London, Berlin, Toronto and Melbourne. In 2012 and 2013, Wyatt received the design of the year award from the Retail Design Institute, Chain Store Age and Global Shop for a new Aaron Brothers store prototype.
“I am very excited to be joining Art Van Furniture at such a critical time,” Wyatt said. “Our growth and expansion plans are very challenging and I know that we will be very successful as we continue to grow.”